Posts tagged "online dating"

Woman Just Barely Escapes From Craigslist Kidnapper

You would think it’s 2002 but in fact just this week a 41 year old Chesaning, Michigan man gave a fake Craigslist profile and met up with a 22 year old woman after which he tied her up and kidnapped her in his car.

The woman has no serious injuries and is thankfully…

By: Katrin Higher / May 16, 2015

Dealbreaker: I Got Called A Bitch On A Virtual First Date

For basically all of my adult life, I did not “date” in the conventional sense. I can count on one hand the number of times I went out to dinner with a near-stranger and suffered through the usual litany of “what do you do?”, “where are you from?”, “what flavor of toothpaste do you like…

By: Lauren Gitlin / May 4, 2015

Worst Nightmares, Realized: Siblings Reunite Via Matching On Tinder

Swipe right for accidental almost-incest.

By: Megan Reynolds / April 22, 2015

Meet Your New Tinder Boyfriend, TC, The Guy With The 22-Inch Dick

Is that an elephant trunk in your pants or are you just happy to see me?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 2, 2015

Girl On Girl: On Tinder & Women Objectifying Other Women

I have 876 matches on Tinder. I love Tinder. I’ve met some of my favorite people via Tinder, but sometimes, Tinder feels cheap. That feeling creeps up on me when it’s late at night and I’ve just swiped left on 20 people. That feeling also creeps up on me when five people send me the…

By: Morgan Cohn / April 1, 2015

Here’s Why Free Dating Sites Aren’t Working For You (And What You Can Do About It)

I’m not going to call it ‘online dating’ on a ‘dating site’ because those term are as outdated as ‘going steady’ or ‘courting.’ Match.com, OkCupid, Bagel Meets Coffee, and, yes, even Tinder are simply technologies that help you date; nothing more, nothing less. So what is this dating with technology idea? Read more on Ask Men…

By: Ask Men / March 29, 2015

The 16 Most Terrifying Dating Profiles Possible

Online dating, despite all the success stories, can still be a pretty dicey thing. So much so that sometimes you just wish these sites would hire full-time screeners to weed out the nutbags. But until they do, we asked our readers to use the power of image manipulation and show us some profiles that will…

By: Cracked / March 14, 2015

15 Alternative Uses For Tinder (Besides Hooking Up)

When 27-year-old Susan needed someone to shovel her car out from the snow, she had a brilliant idea: she turned to Tinder. Her profile simply read, “Looking for someone to shovel out my car. Nothing complicated, no strings attached, just please shovel out my car.” Shockingly, in exchange for some coffee, it totally worked. Which…

By: College Candy / March 10, 2015

Dating Site For ‘Beautiful People’ Boots Members Who Have ‘Let Themselves Go’

In case you weren’t aware, there is actually a dating site called BeautifulPeople.com that only admits members who are only allowed entry if they are good looking enough according to others on the site who get to rate them.

The founders of this site who also happen to be the worst people to…

By: Katrin Higher / March 8, 2015

The Paid Version Of Tinder Is Rumored To Launch Today

It’s been rumored for months now that Tinder would transition to a freemium model, with its basic app still being free to anyone with a smartphone, and TechCrunch is now reporting that the paid upgrade to the app, officially dubbed Tinder Plus, will be rolling out today.

Tinder Plus will cost $9.99 a month…

By: Beejoli Shah / March 2, 2015

Man Creates Dating Website For Only Himself

Finding love online can be difficult when you are just one of millions actively seeking a partner. So Brandon Scott Wolf has found a way to increase the odds in his favor. He’s created Date Brandon Scott Wolf, a dating site where he is the only dating option. The website claims to be “America’s No. 1…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / February 21, 2015

High There Is Tinder For Potheads

Dating is hard enough, but imagine being a marijuana smoker trying to find love in a country that still, by and large, criminalizes their favorite herbal remedy. All you want is to find a like-toking pothead with a Volcano and a dealer on speed dial, but alas, your OKCupid matches are hit-or-miss. That seemingly cool…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 11, 2015

This Newly Married Couple Proves Tinder Isn’t Just For The Youths

Ever embracing modernity, the New York Times published one hell of a wedding announcement this weekend, about a New York couple that found love the second time around. But for these 40-year-olds, they found their second marriages in an entirely millennial way: Tinder.

By: Beejoli Shah / January 26, 2015

Woman Fakes Her Own Death To Get Out Of A Bad Date

Remember that episode of “Sex and the City” when Miranda’s date dies on her? Apparently, Ann Gray saw that one too, and decided to fabricate something similar to dodge her own date. The British 29-year-old met a man on a dating site, and knew after their third date that he wasn’t the guy for her.

By: Claire Hannum / January 22, 2015

Dater X: Love Is About Choice, Not Chance

I’m convinced that 2015 is going to be a year of learning for me. We’re only a few weeks into the new year, and I like to think I’ve already discovered quite a few things about myself, big and small, both in life and in love. But it wasn’t until I got together with my…

By: Dater X / January 21, 2015

“Cannibal Cop,” Fresh Out Of Jail, Looks For Love On Match.com

“Cannibal Cop” Gilberto Valle is fresh out of jail and ready to find his forever-person. To refresh your memory: Gilberto Valle is that NYPD officer who was eventually convicted for plotting to kidnap, kill, cook and eat his then-wife. His conviction was eventually thrown out by a judge, who said that Valle’s scheme to eat…

By: Megan Reynolds / January 21, 2015

The Best U.S. City For Singles Will Surprise You

This seems like the absolute worst time of year to weigh these types of statistics, but WalletHub measured some data and put together a nifty list of the best and worst cities in the United States to be single. The list is based on the damage dating does to your wallet in each metropolis and…

By: Claire Hannum / December 24, 2014

Bumble Is Just Like Tinder, But Women Have All The Power

Our prayers have been answered, ladies! Remember Whitney Wolfe, the former Tinder executive who claimed to be sexually harassed by the company’s CMO, and then was unfairly stripped of her co-founder title? Well it looks like Tinder messed with the wrong badass chick.

Last week, TechCrunch announced that Whitney, along with some other…

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 10, 2014
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