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Dating app Hinge is giving people $100 to deactivate their profile and go on a date this weekend — here’s how to qualify

People who disable their Hinge accounts on March 6, go on a date, and then fill out a brief survey could get a $100 Visa gift card.
Sam Yagan has been called the "grandfather of online dating."

OkCupid founder and ShopRunner CEO reveals how online dating and shopping apps are similar

"In each case, you're trying to gauge an emotion response," Yagan said. "I think that's the biggest thing that's in common between the two."
It takes some time to develop a strong relationship.

A Kansas city man recently offered $25,000 to anyone who can find him a girlfriend. Here are 4 reasons why that’s not how successful relationshi...

Most successful couples meet through friends or acquaintances, as they are already likely to know what kind of partner you would be compatible with.

The ‘grandfather of online dating’ reveals the 3 crucial questions that can predict long-term compatibility in a relationship

There are three questions you should ask the person you're dating, according to a cofounder of OKCupid and former Tinder executive.
A non binary femme using their phone.

LGBTQ adults are using dating apps nearly twice as much as straight adults, Pew study finds

The difference between the answers of LGBTQ and straight adults provides insight into the difficulties the queer community faces in dating offline.
Photo illustration of dating app Tinder shown on an Apple iPhone

Tinder is adding a panic button and photo verification to prevent catfishing and make dates safer

Last month, ProPublica in partnership with Columbia Journalism uncovered that popular dating apps allow known sex offenders to use create accounts.
The author Meira Gebel, and her husband Julian on their wedding day.

I met my husband on Tinder — here’s what everyone gets wrong about online dating

Despite the challenges it can present, online dating can end in long-term commitment. Here are some of the common misconceptions about online dating.

Forget ‘opposites attract’ — these are the common traits most likely to net you a match on a dating app

Similarities in educational background, religion, and even initials can make a match more likely, according to a new study.
Sugar babies get cash and gifts to go on dates with their sugar daddies.

I’m a ‘sugar baby’ who gets paid $500 a date — here’s what it’s really like to date sugar daddies and get cas...

Sugar babies have specific ways to vet sugar daddies and spot scammers online. Here's what being a sugar baby is really like.
Scammers are using dating apps to build trust with strangers before stealing their money.

A woman thought she met her soulmate online until he stole her credit card and drove off with her car

Scammers have been taking advantage of online dating. Here is how one woman thought she found love online until her car and credit card were stolen.