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Online Dating: Are You Catfish-Proof?

Online Dating: Are You Catfish-Proof?

By Toni Matthews-El April 13, 2014

A growing number of people are content to look for (and have found) love online. Usually initial contact is followed by brief flirting and later back and forth contact via social media. Eventually plans are to meet face to face …

Online Dating: Rapist On Trial Faces Another Victim Online Dating: Rapist On Trial Faces Another Victim

An alleged ChristianMingle.com rapist who was arrested on Feb. 11, 2013, stood trial yet again on Monday for sexually assaulting two women from San Diego, Calif. However, another woman has come forward with new accusations that may substantiate his pattern …

Kristen Wiig Has First Date Live on TV: Fail! Kristen Wiig Has First Date Live on TV: Fail!
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Awkward! Probably wasn’t a good idea, but Kristen Wiig decided to have a first date with a suitor she met on-line on Thursday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live show. As one would imagine, it didn’t go so well. The SNL actress interrupted …

Kristen Wiig Gives Thumbs Up to New ‘SNL’ Hires Kristen Wiig Gives Thumbs Up to New ‘SNL’ Hires

Kristen Wiig may not have a handle on online dating–as clearly depicted in the above video–but she does have a handle on the new SNL cast hires. In addition to new cast member Sasheer Zamata, who was just hired following …

Online Dating, Ex-Stalking on the Rise Says Pew Online Dating, Ex-Stalking on the Rise Says Pew
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Pew has just published a pretty expansive study on “dating digitally,” where they look at shifting views on online dating and looking for love on the internet. The main takeaways are that people are more increasingly turning to online dating …

Gluten Free? Single? There's a Dating Site For You Gluten Free? Single? There's a Dating Site For You
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As far as online dating sites go, you can tackle it one of two ways. Either you can submit to a giant network that uses algorithms to match you with other singles based on a bunch of key personality traits …

Match.com Sued Over 'Match' That Ended in Stabbing Match.com Sued Over 'Match' That Ended in Stabbing
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50-year-old Mary Kay Beckman has filed a $10 million lawsuit against dating site Match.com, placing blame on them for a 2011 incident that left her nearly dead. In September of 2010, Beckman met her “match” on the site, 53-year-old Wade …

Miss Travel: What It Is and What It Isn’t Miss Travel: What It Is and What It Isn’t
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A new site called Miss Travel launched recently for “generous” and “attractive” people that focuses on both dating and travel. Miss Travel, which has already garnered nearly 50 thousand members, describes itself as the “only online dating website” where “we match Generous travelers who hate to travel alone with Attractive travelers who would love the opportunity to travel the world for free.”

Online Dating Characteristics [Infographic] Online Dating Characteristics [Infographic]
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Online dating is not an unheard-of term anymore, but is very commonplace now in today’s society. I am sure you know of at least one couple that met on the internet, or is in a long-distance relationship and uses the …

Online Dating: Does It Really Work? [Infographic] Online Dating: Does It Really Work? [Infographic]
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Are you looking for love in all the wrong places? None of your face to face relationships ever seem to go right? It could be you’re just hard to get along with or maybe you’re just not meeting the right …

Online Dating Tips For The Masses Online Dating Tips For The Masses
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The Internet has made dating so much easier than in years past. Before one had to go to one of those happening clubs and hit on everything within a five mile radius before they found someone desperate enough to agree …

Online Dating: How To Spot a Liar Online Dating: How To Spot a Liar
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Online dating is rough enough when people are all above-board and honest about themselves, their past, their plans and preferences. But, when you throw dishonesty into the mix, it can get ugly fast. No one wants to wind up investing …

Casual Hookups Can Actually Lead to Matrimony Casual Hookups Can Actually Lead to Matrimony

Be still, conservative hearts, as we delve into one of the more lascivious phenomenons of our age: the Casual Encounter. For those uninitiated in this most carnal of social activities, a casual encounter can be defined as any of the …

Internet Dating: Who’s Really Out There? Internet Dating: Who’s Really Out There?
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We see the commercials all the time, I found my mate on Match.com or E-harmony, or whatever services their advertising these days. Everybody is so happy and their significant other is everything they aways wanted. It all starts with your …

Illinois Legislation Asks Dating Websites To Post Background Check Information Illinois Legislation Asks Dating Websites To Post Background Check Information
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Online dating has always been a risky business; you never know if you could be talking to Mr./Ms. Right or the Zodiac Killer. According to an article in the Chicago Tribune, Legislation in Springfield, Illinois, if passed, could require any …

Match.com Partners With Yahoo On New Dating Service
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Dating website Match.com, owned by Internet company IAC/InterActiveCorp, has reached a deal to become the exclusive online dating site on Yahoo.

Match.com will replace Yahoo Personals, allowing existing users to switch over to the new service "Match.com on Yahoo." The two companies say they are working together to help users make a smooth transition to Match.com on Yahoo.

Online Daters Mostly Truthful
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People who lie on online dating services are likely people-pleasers who want to present themselves favorably, just as they would in person, according to new research from the University of Kansas.

Jeffery Hall, assistant professor of communications studies, surveyed more than 5,000 participants who used Internet dating services to find out what kinds of people are most likely to lie.

He asked them how likely they were to lie about topics such as assets, relationship goals, personal interests, personal attributes, past relationships, age and weight.