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Why I Gave up OKCupid... Without a Man

Reina Victoria | Posted 04.11.2014 | Divorce
Reina Victoria

After all, how else was I going to find love?

The Shocking Truth About Tinder Dating!

David Wygant | Posted 04.10.2014 | Women
David Wygant

The new casual dating app Tinder has been all over the news lately, so I wanted to find out for myself what all the rage was all about. So, I downloaded the app and loaded it up. It's like the Twitter of dating.

Why This New Lesbian Dating App Could Break Fresh Ground

Posted 03.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Creators are hoping that an award-winning dating app will break fresh ground as the first of its type designed specifically for lesbian women. As...

The 1 Habit That's Killing Your Online Dating Game

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology

Smoking isn't just wreaking havoc on your health. It might also be killing your dating game. According to newly released statistics from the the d...

Why Your Tinder Profile Isn't Saying What You Think It Is

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 03.18.2014 | Technology

There is no right way to do Tinder. But there are definitely a handful of very wrong ways to do it. Let's break down some of the most common Tinder-re...

Oh, Dear God

Posted 02.11.2014 | Comedy

"Just squish your package against your screen, press scan, and find your perfect match." It's just that easy... and disgusting. Thanks, Adult Sw...

If You Spend Your Entire Date Texting, You Deserve to Die Alone

Nico Lang | Posted 04.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Nico Lang

If you've spent more time looking at Grindr than your date's face, how do you know you don't like him? You have to give these things time to fail in the old-fashioned way, in which you later obsess about him while binge eating ice cream and watching New Girl, waiting by the phone for a call that doesn't come.

Dating Is Extinct

Jen Glantz | Posted 03.30.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

Before the JDate account, the Tinder App, the mutual friend option on Facebook, the AOL chat rooms, dating was done through the pulsating nerves of our hearts. Not our fingertips. It was done with our voices. Not our keyboards.

Ladies, Help Your Guy Friends Out and Review Them On Lulu

Courtney Garcia | Posted 03.15.2014 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

Last week, my good friend on the East Coast texted me after midnight in a tizzy about a new dating app called Lulu. I knew this was serious because I hadn't heard from Bob in almost a year, and he didn't sound drunk.

The Things I Hope Will Never Change

Jen Glantz | Posted 03.10.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

One day, I'll probably be that old lady whose kids will ask her out of a plea of desperation why she doesn't have the iPhone 23 and she'll tell them that sometimes, some things, mean more to you if they are left just the same as you'd like to remember them at their best.

Lulu: The Worst App For Women, By Women

Sam Ressler | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Sam Ressler

2013-11-26-ScreenShot20131126at4.44.20PM.pngHow do we demand respect if this is how we behave on an app? We don't deserve it.

New App Tells Men To Bribe Women For A Date

Posted 10.18.2013 | Women

If you can't get a date through any socially acceptable means -- talking to women at parties, online dating, or the old-fashioned setup through friend...

This Dating App Sounds Kind Of Terrible...

Posted 10.17.2013 | Women

In case a picture of a potential date isn't enough for you, a new service gives you the chance to see a video of them. Charm -- a dating app simil...

Here's How You Should Actually Be Using Tinder

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.16.2013 | Comedy

Tinder may have taken the iPhone world by storm, but this commercial parody reveals the real use for the app -- catching your cheating boyfriend. ...

Want To Know If You're Good In Bed? There's An App For That.

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.13.2013 | Women

It's hard for any of us to get through a day without technology, but it seems to be increasingly difficult to get through the night without it, either...

Traveling With a Hookup App: A Guide to Getting More Than Laid

Marten Weber | Posted 10.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

One of the things I love most about our digital, global age is the ability to connect with people around the world so easily. If you don't use social apps as a sexual hookup tool but a genuine place to make new friends, you can meet the most interesting people!

Is This The Worst Way To Break Up With Someone?

Posted 07.29.2013 | Women

Ready to break up with your significant other? There's an app for that. BreakupText, designed by Jake Levine and Lauren Leto, sends a break-up text...

The Evolution of Dating: There's an App for That

Jayson DeMers | Posted 09.03.2013 | Technology
Jayson DeMers

Apps are slowly changing how we view the dating ritual in modern society. With mobile technology becoming a bigger part of our lives every year, we can expect that the formerly anxiety-racked world of romance will soon give way to an easier, more relaxed means of finding love.

5 Reasons Tinder Works For Women

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women

It seems many people still falsely assume that women are not interested in casual sex -- an outdated notion that is painfully obvious in the world of ...

The Dark Side Of Gay Dating Apps

Carl Sandler | Posted 05.10.2013 | TED Weekends
Carl Sandler

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIn our world, it's not just models who are expected to rip off their clothes and expose themselves to the gaze of everyone within eyeshot. It's all of us -- even those of us who are, well, not quite lottery winners.

The Way We Desire Now

Charles Stephens | Posted 05.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Charles Stephens

Pictures are flashed, on profiles, when I'm out with friends, to show the sexy guy that's pursuing them. It's fun, initially. I laugh and participate in it too, while loathing my complicity in something I know we are all harmed by and baffled at our participation in a system that does not serve us.

Apps To Get You A Valentine's Day Date

Reuters | Natasha Baker | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology

By Natasha Baker TORONTO (Reuters) - Singles who believe in love at first sight can turn to new apps that will match them with potentia...

This App Lets You Review Men Like Restaurants

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.19.2013 | Women

Alexandra Chong wants to help straight women with their love lives by having them rate the men they already know. So she created Lulu, an app that all...

Words With Friends, Smut With Strangers

Jesse Archer | Posted 03.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Jesse Archer

When a friend said he was cheating with the popular app Words With Friends, I didn't think much of it. Who hasn't cheated at online Scrabble? Then he clarified, saying he was using the app to cheat on his longterm boyfriend.

'Tis the Season for (Online) Dating: National Survey of Gay Men Finds Dating Apps Replace Bars as Best Place to Find Guys

Brad Brenner | Posted 02.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Brad Brenner

The efforts of gay rights champions and gay men's love affair with technology have coalesced to alter our social lives. Look around in major "gayborhoods" and you're likely to see a much altered scene of people present, and a lot of male faces buried in the screens of their smartphones.