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Inside Facebook Dating, launching today first in Colombia

Does deeper data produce perfect matches? Facebook is finally ready to find out, starting today with a country-wide test in Colombia of its Dating feature. It’s centered around an algorithm-powered homescreen of Suggested romantic matches based on everything Facebook knows about you that other apps don’t. There’s no swiping and it’s not trying to look ...

Grindr aims to stamp out discrimination on its platform with ‘Kindr’ initiative

09.19.2018 · Posted in Dating Articles, Technology Articles

Grindr has long had a problem with discrimination. It's evidenced by profiles which are openly racist, with terms like "Black=block," "no gaysians" or "no chocolate or rice" that are written in these bios. SEE ALSO: Bumble launches digital snooze but... ...

I watched HBO’s Tinder-shaming doc ‘Swiped’ so you don’t have to

Have you ever wanted to see one of your “hate-reads” stretched out to feature-film length? If so, you’ll want to watch HBO’s new documentary, “Swiped,” which takes a depressing, trigger-inducing and damning look at online dating culture, and specifically Tinder’s outsized influence in the dating app business. The film evolved from journalist Nancy Jo Sales’ ...

Tinder launches its curated ‘Top Picks’ feature worldwide

Earlier this summer, Tinder began testing a new feature that surfaces a curated list of your best potential matches, called “Top Picks.” The feature, which is only available to paying subscribers on Tinder Gold, is now available worldwide, Tinder says. Top Picks had also quietly launched in the U.S. and U.K. last week following initial ...

Guy emails 246 Nicoles in search of a girl he met at a bar, and now they’re all friends

09.10.2018 · Posted in Dating Articles, Technology Articles

Apparently Tinder is just too basic for some people.  Carlos Zetina only knew a handful of things about the girl he met at a campus bar: her name was Nicole, she was from Holland, she attended the University of Calgary, and she thought Nietzche ... ...

10 of the best dating sites for introverts, wallflowers, and shy people

09.07.2018 · Posted in Dating Articles, Technology Articles

Online dating is basically the best thing that ever happened to introverts. You can now scan for a potential mate without ever leaving the comfort zone that is your couch. Of course, eventually you'll need to get up and actually go on a date. But unt... ...

Bumble launches digital snooze button that lets you take a mental health break

Our phones are a never-ending stream of noise.  The relentless stream of notifications, alerts, and messages can make you feel like you're on the receiving end of a barrage that just won't stop.  Bumble has introduced a tool that might help... ...

Bumble launches Snooze button to pause dating for a digital detox

Bumble doesn’t want you to delete your account when you get into a relationship, go on vacation, or just need a break from your phone. So today it’s launching a Snooze button that lets you stop showing up to people swiping through potential matches for a day, three, a week, or indefinitely. You’ll also get ...

Boost your chance at love with eHarmony’s promotional offer ending at midnight on Sept. 4

09.04.2018 · Posted in Dating Articles, Technology Articles

Remember those exciting early exchanges when you start a new romance? Of course you do, because they're great. It can be that first text, first date, or first kiss. It's a whirlwind of emotion.  eHarmony is one of the most well-known names in on... ...