OkCupid Loses Public Trust Over Experiments
Jul30

OkCupid Loses Public Trust Over Experiments

July 29, 2014 – Online dating service OkCupid is losing the trust of the public and users over its unapologetic admission that it lied to and experimented on its users. The biggest lie by OkCupid, during its experiments, was telling users that they were highly compatible with bad matches (see our article, “OkCupid Lied to Users during Experiments“). OkCupid remains defiant in the face of growing criticism. According...

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OKcupid Lied to Users during Experiments
Jul28

OKcupid Lied to Users during Experiments

July 28, 2014 – OkCupid.com is feeling what it is like to be on the receiving end of criticism after the co-founder of the company admitted to lying to users and manipulating data in order to conduct private studies. Christian Rudder, the co-founder of OkCupid, recently wrote a post where he bragged about experimenting on OkCupid users in the past and admitted that “OkCupid doesn’t really know what it is...

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Online Dating Magazine Surpasses 5,000 Twitter Followers
Jun08

Online Dating Magazine Surpasses 5,000 Twitter Followers

June 8, 2014 – Online Dating Magazine surpassed 5,000 Twitter followers last week, a feat highlighted by the fact that Online Dating Magazine only follows 20 people. “Our ‘being followed’ to ‘following’ ratio is incredible,” says Joe Tracy, Publisher of Online Dating Magazine. “Twitter has always been our preferred method of social interaction. We’re happy to have hit our first...

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New Online Dating Comedy Coming to TV – A to Z
May19

New Online Dating Comedy Coming to TV – A to Z

May 19, 2014 – A new online dating comedy is coming to TV this Fall. Called A to Z, the show isn’t your normal online dating comedy. Instead it is about a single guy named Andrew who works for an online dating service (called Wallflower Online Dating) and loves matching other people. The new comedy stars Ben Feldman (of Mad Men fame) and Cristin Milioti (from How I Met Your Mother). The series tracks the unusual...

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29% of Brits Have Run From an Online Date
Apr07

29% of Brits Have Run From an Online Date

April 7, 2014 – A study of Brits, commissioned by Macmillan Cancer Support, has resulted in some interesting statistics when it comes to the subject of online dating. Study results include: > 29% of Brits admit to having run away from a bad online date. > 9 out of 10 Brits believe that online dating is much more acceptable than three years ago. > 84% of Brits do not believe that online dating is the best way to meet a...

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Match.com and Major League Baseball Team Up
Apr07

Match.com and Major League Baseball Team Up

April 7, 2014 – Online dating service Match.com and Major League Baseball have teamed up to help singles find love amongst other single fans. It is the first time that Major League Baseball has agreed to help their fans find love through an online dating service. Singles will be able to find other fans through special “fan pages” on Match.com and can even add their favorite MLB team logo to their profile to make it...

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