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CEO Of New Lesbian App Says It's Not Just Grindr For Ladies

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 07.03.2014 | Gay Voices

The CEO of Dattch, a newly-launched app targeted exclusively at women seeking women, says she doesn't think her product should be compared to Grindr. ...

Everyone Is Hooking Up At The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.26.2014 | Women

Apparently, watching soccer is quite the aphrodisiac. This week, Quartz reported that dating app Tinder has seen a 50 percent increase in downloads...

Raise Your Hand If You Use a Phone App for Dating

Jen Glantz | Posted 06.17.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

We spend so much of our free time (or our on-the-clock time) browsing through our social media pages and posting some of the most personal photos and facts about what we are up to or what we desperately strive to become. Quite often I feel as though I'm learning more about people on Twitter or Instagram than I would if we were sitting across one another.

How We Date, Online and Off: Notes From the Field

Ximena Vengoechea | Posted 06.11.2014 | Technology
Ximena Vengoechea

The first rule about dating in the Internet Age is that there are no rules about dating in the Internet Age. (Well, maybe just one.)

I'm Yelling Tinder!

Gigi Levangie Grazer | Posted 07.19.2014 | Fifty
Gigi Levangie Grazer

There are meetings for alcohol, drug and sex addiction. There are meetings for widows and widowers, for gamblers and for Internet addiction. Meth is child's play. Where are my Tinder meetings?

This Might Hit A Little TOO Close To Home

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 05.15.2014 | Comedy

Finally, the movie we've all been swiping for. Comedy sketch duo Peter Vass and Sam Milman of Bad Weather Films have created the official trailer f...

The End of Your Relationship May Already Be in Your Pocket

Marten Weber | Posted 07.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

People need privacy. We need our own little secrets, our hot steamy affairs, our dirty chats with perfect strangers. It helps keep life in balance. But a relationship needs trust and openness. Keeping secrets on your cellphone is too easy.

Let The Men Of Online Dating Show You How To Really Woo A Woman

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz & Amanda Scherker | Posted 05.01.2014 | Comedy

The suave gents of online dating know every woman loves a straight shooter.

What Being a Cupcake on Tinder Taught Me About Dating

Thrillist | Posted 06.30.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

If there's one thing I've learned about heterosexual women, it's that they like men. But they love cupcakes. So, armed with those two pieces of knowledge, I set out to create a Tinder persona that no woman could resist: a man's face drawn on a cupcake.

German Prostitutes Now Have An App To Connect With Clients

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.24.2014 | World

There seems to be an app for just about everything. And in Germany, this now extends to sex workers. German news site The Local reports thatPeppr,...

Underage Teens Are Using Hookup App Tinder; Should Parents Be Worried?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.23.2014 | Parents

Earlier this week, a concerned blogger raised the alarm about a troubling statistic: It seems a surprising number of users on the popular dating app T...

Sasha Bronner

'Anti-Tinder' Tries To Solve Online Dating's Creepiness Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology

Would you trust a friend to set you up on a date more than a random website? That's the entire philosophy behind Hinge, a new online dating servic...

Why I Gave up OKCupid... Without a Man

Reina Victoria | Posted 06.11.2014 | Divorce
Reina Victoria

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

The Shocking Truth About Tinder Dating!

David Wygant | Posted 06.10.2014 | 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...