Recently a large online dating site, OKCupid, came out and said that they run harmless experiments on the members of their website to find out what works. For example, OkCupid experimented by removing all of the photographs on the website to see what would happen, in a move called Love Is Blind day.
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So you filled out an online dating profile and yet there has not been a flood of emails. Is it possible that you're doing something wrong? If you want to score that first date, you're going to have to go a bit deeper than saying that you're just as comfortable in a pair of sweats as you are in a tuxedo, Mr. Gatsby.
One of the biggest fears that people have about online dating is whether their potential love interests are misrepresenting themselves. The scourge of catfishing has been all over the news but is it really such a problem?
A new study by eHarmony.co.uk took a look at 12,000 online profiles to see which top 10 words, being used by both men and women, were the money shots, or as the researchers call them, words with the "date factor."
Scientists recently conducted several experiments to examine whether red really enhances men's attraction to women. Men who viewed a woman against this color background perceived her as being more attractive, more desirable and sexier.
Branding yourself in an online dating profile is no different than branding yourself in business; in both cases, you are looking to form connections with people and make successful partnerships. Expert Monica Magnetti gives tips on how to create your personal romantic brand online in order to attract the right man for you.
Dating coach Sandy Weiner answers a clients question about whether a potential suitor is no longer interested because he is still signing into his Match.com account. Read on to see what Sandy has to say and why it's okay to keep your online profile, even after two magnificent dates.
Are you an open-minded single looking for other people totally with a different view of the world or someone who has a different religion than you? My friends over at Zoosk have gathered some data over a 3-month period from over 1 million plus conversations between their subscribers (who had exchanged more than 2 messages).
Do you know how to online date the right way? How to meet the right people and avoid the crazies? If you're new to the game, check out these 5 tips to online date like a champ.
You get ready for you date anxiously awaiting to meet your online match. You sashay in the door to meet for coffee. You both smile and sip on your lattes. The conversation is flowing, you are both laughing and things are going just swell, and then, all of the sudden your date says something like this ...
There have been studies that broke down what the perfect dating profile looks like, but we have yet to come across someone who has one until now. NYMag.com went to OK Cupid co-founder, Christian Rudder and OKTrends data to find the most desirable singles on OKCupid. One was awesome enough to share her best five online dating tips.
New dating sites, like Glimpse, Twine Canvas and Dreamcliq, are mimicking Pinterest and Instagram with image-based profiles. Should we be surprised, or more importantly, upset, that all these new dating sites and apps are popping up that resemble our most beloved social media sites?
Your profile picture is the most important part about your online dating profile; make sure you treat it as such.
OKCupid recently announced plans to give users the option to pay a fee to weed out "unattractive" users — those who describe their body types as "overweight," "a little extra," "full-figured," and — most unsettling — "used up." But by eliminating less-than-perfect users from search results, the site is about to become an even bigger minefield.
Online dating can be a wonderful way to meet new people. It can also be a hot mess. Read this expert's roundup of the wackiest, most over-the-top messages from online daters. Aren't you glad you didn't hit "respond"?
Learn what to include in your dating profile, how to meet people on online dating sites, and what to talk about on a first date.