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My Month of Online Dating Detox (Pt. II)

Jamie Silverman | Posted 11.14.2014 | Women
Jamie Silverman

I think I genuinely lasted an entire week without logging on to any of the sites. But one night, I'd had a crappy day at work and couldn't sleep. I lay in bed, thoughts racing through my head. Just a little Tinder wouldn't hurt. My phone beckoned -- no implored -- me to pick it up and swipe. So I did.

My Month of Online Dating Detox

Jamie Silverman | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
Jamie Silverman

I'd talk to guys for weeks without either of us initiating any hangout. We were virtual pen pals, wasting one another's time with random texts at odd hours.

Book Review: Dataclysm

Phil Simon | Posted 11.13.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

Many books have been written about Big Data, and I'm the author of two of them. While the topic is well trodden, we understand far less about what companies are actually doing with this information.

The Perils Of Online Dating While Black

Literally, Darling | Posted 10.29.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

If you're young, black and female, your identity might be a liability. Recent studies have proven that online dating can be tainted by racism.

My Life As A 'Blogger Boyfriend'

Stephen Mariani | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Stephen Mariani

"Hold on, babe, let me just choose a filter real quick." My girlfriend said this to me the other night as I was trying to tell her about the day I had.

OKCupid Publicly Rips Mozilla: 'We Wish Them Nothing But Failure'

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.03.2014 | Technology

OKCupid may be in the business of love, but the online dating site has anything but tender feelings for Mozilla and its newly-appointed CEO. In a ...

Ok, Stupid: Hand-Drawn Selfies and Online Dating

Mensen | Posted 04.16.2014 | Arts
Mensen

"Ok, Stupid" is an ongoing series of drawn self-portraits inspired by self-representation of women in the digital age and online dating as a young, working-class feminist survivor navigating a surveillance/exhibition culture.

Cupid's Arrow

Sharon Zarozny | Posted 04.13.2014 | Divorce
Sharon Zarozny

I remember, as a child, desperately wishing Cupid would hit me with his arrow so I'd fall instantly in love and live happily ever after. Cupid let me down.

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 ...

Fearlessly Dating Online

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

As a psychotherapist and coach, I'm in the unique position to hear from both men and women what they hate and love about online dating. I hear about red flags, things that work, and things that freak people out.

Aaron Sankin

OkCupid's Latest Venture Draws The Ire Of Privacy Advocates

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.14.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Of all the romances sparked by online dating site OkCupid, the one that's lasted the longest is between its founders and the endless ...

Creepy Cupid: Bad OK Cupid Messages As Valentines

Posted 02.14.2013 | Comedy

If you’ve ever done online dating you know the messages you receive tend to be pretty strange and creepy. So, instead of letting them make you feel ...

Couple Find Love Online -- Without Using A Dating Site

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 10.24.2012 | Technology

Joining online dating sites still carries a stigma for some. But what about meeting your significant other through social media platforms completely u...

11 Things You Should Never Do On OkCupid

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.24.2012 | Technology

If you're an online dater, then you've probably seen some miserable OkCupid profiles: cellphone pictures taken in the mirror; messages begging you to ...

LOOK: Is This The Cycle Of Online Dating?

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 05.11.2012 | Women

For singletons of the fairer sex, sometimes online dating can closely resemble a hellish merry-go-round where one sifts through batches of duds disgui...

Which Neighborhood Has The Strongest Sex Drive In New York?

Daily Intel | By: | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Williamsburg is the best place in New York to troll for pervy hipsters, and no one in Chelsea can stop thinking about sex, right? Not according to dat...

Putting the Data into Dating

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

In 48% of pictures where the user is looking away, he or she is below a 4 on the 10-scale. In 28% of those pictures, the image is actually, literally, a dog. But dressed up in people clothes.