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Farmers Launch Dating App for Cows

Farmers looking to get hold of some top quality semen for entirely legitimate work-related reasons have a new route to go down in the form of Tudder; a right-swiping livestock matching app designed to find your sweetest little milk producer the biggest bull within trucking distance. Read More >>

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Tinder and Its Owner Match Group Had a Very, Very Horny 2018

Unstoppable online dating giant Match Group, a subsidiary of holding company InterActiveCorp, has acquired so many dating sites that some critics have wondered why it isn’t facing antitrust concerns. But the prize jewel in its empire is the Tinder app, which last year added 1.2 million subscribers and pulled in nearly as much money as its other subsidiaries including Match.com and OkCupid combined, according to Q4 2018 earnings reports released Wednesday. Read More >>

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We Joined Samsung’s Fridge-Based Dating Site For Science

A bit of a change from the relentless Galaxy S10 leaks, this: Samsung has launched a dating site based on the contents of your fridge. Obviously, we had to join. Read More >>

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New Dating App Lets Women Be Anonymous, But Not Men

Anyone who's ever tried online dating, especially while female, is no doubt aware of what a giant bin fire it can be. Lots of apps have tried to fix the disconnect between men's and women's experiences (men tend not to get many messages, while women get horrible sleazy ones and dick pics), with apps like Bumble having women make the first move and similar. But a new app's gone even further, making women completely anonymous while men have profiles. Read More >>

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If Online Dating Wasn’t Frightening Enough, London Dating App Adds Halloween Scares

If you're single, living in capital, and looking to find "the one", you may have come across CLiKD, a London-based dating app. It tries to separate itself from the crowd by offering a more "creative" experience than other dating apps, allowing users to answer photo-based questions to find the love of their life. Read More >>

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Man Accused of Scamming Free Meals Out of Online Dates Charged With 10 Felonies

We all know there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but one man’s alleged scheme to score free dinners off women he met online could land him in prison. According to prosecutors in Los Angeles County in the US state of California, 45-year-old Paul Gonzales pleaded not guilty on Monday to 10 felony charges related to accusations that he took “financial advantage of women he met mostly through dating apps and websites.” Read More >>

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Posh Dating Site Sued Over Lack of Rich Men

A woman who signed up to an exclusive dating site for the super-rich in the hope she might meet a nice man with loads of money and an Instagram chest was disappointed by the size and quality of the gene pool offered, so sued the company. She won, in yet another insult to the few men who made themselves available in 2013. Read More >>

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Old Match.com Profiles Reappear Online Because ‘Delete’ Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

Dating site Match.com went live in 1995—it’s ancient in terms of the world wide web. That’s a whole lot of time for users to forget they ever had a profile or what embarrassing content might be on it. Thanks to a glitch, you might get an unexpected reminder because an unconfirmed number of “deleted” profiles are reportedly rising from the dead. Read More >>

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eHarmony’s Been Banned From Saying its Matching Process is Scientific

There are a lot of dating websites out there, may of which have their own gimmick that tries to get you to subscribe with them rather than a competitor. One of eHarmony's marketing tactics was to claim that its matching process was more than algorithms and pure chance, it was using science to help match you up with a would-be partner. Except Advertising Standards have determined that this wasn't the case, and has banned the site from making that claim. Read More >>

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Grammatically Correct Dating Messages Yield Results

Research into what does and doesn't work in the world of dating sites and apps has looked beyond the obvious answer of being demonstrably fit and rich, with, apparently, nice grammar helping win more dates than leering emoticons and scattergun GIFs to everyone in your age group search filter results. Read More >>

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The Future of Online Dating Is Unsexy and Brutally Effective

When I give the dating app LoveFlutter my Twitter handle, it rewards me with a 28-axis breakdown of my personality: I’m an analytic Type A who’s unsettlingly sex-focused and neurotic (99th percentile). On the sidebar where my “Personality Snapshot” is broken down in further detail, a section called “Chat-Up Advice” advises, “Do your best to avoid being negative. Get to the point quickly and don’t waste their time. They may get impatient if you’re moving too slowly.” I’m a catch. Read More >>

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Tinder Bans Alpha-Man Tiger Selfies

Having your photograph taken with a tiger and using it on your dating site profile is apparently a thing, such a big thing that it's spawned other things mocking it. But it's about to be outlawed by the modern king of dating portals Tinder, which has said no to men flexing their muscles in ironic t-shirts next to one of nature's most impressive beasts. Read More >>

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A Hacker’s Guide to Protecting Your Privacy While Dating 

Love makes people do dumb stuff. But there are practical, easy steps we can take to maintain our privacy during romantic relationships, and changing one simple behaviour now could keep us safe later on if the relationship ends badly. Read More >>

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Man Spams Welsh Beach With Love Messages

Craig Sullivan had an idea about how to find himself a new partner. Instead of trawling dating apps or dogging in motorway service stations he decided on the more romantic option of sending out 2,000 messages in bottles, chucking them in the sea to see if, somehow, his ideal woman might open one up and respond to his appeal for a date. Read More >>

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Tinder Keeps Swiping Right on New Ways to Take Your Money

Summer’s here, the weather’s hot and sticky (in theory). What did you expect Tinder to do? It has needs... Read More >>