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A scientist who’s worked at Tinder and Bumble says too many people make the same mistake in their dating profile photo

After stints at Tinder and now at Bumble, Dr. Jess Carbino has found that people who smile in their online dating profile photos are more likely to get swiped right on. But many people think it's sexier to grimace, or to try to look like a model.
Does love really conquer all?

20-somethings think they’re more open to interracial relationships — but you wouldn’t know it by the people they choose to date

A Tinder survey suggests 20-somethings around the world are open to interracial relationships. But what people say and what they do can be very different.
Trump supporters can find now like-minded love.

Trump supporters have their own dating websites now — and they’re already sparking controversy

Online dating websites have sprung up to cater to supporters of US President Donald Trump.

A regular person tracked their OKCupid and Tinder messages and found some surprising patterns

Online dating is a gold mine for data nerds. One Redditor found GIFs were more likely to get a response than messages on Tinder.
It's not as trivial as it might seem.

20-somethings are using a new barometer to see if their relationship is serious: asking for a last name

People who meet online often hesitate to ask for each other's last names — but some have figured out sneaky ways to learn more about their dates.

Scientists think relationships that start online may have a huge advantage over relationships that start in real life

A growing body of research suggests marriages and relationships that start through online dating are more likely to survive than those that start in person.

Apps like Tinder and Bumble have become the only dating services worth your time

Psychologist Eli Finkel says Tinder and Bumble let you meet tons of new people — which is pretty much the only advantage of online dating.

The exec who oversees Match, OKCupid, and Plenty of Fish says online dating hasn’t solved the hardest part of finding love

Mandy Ginsberg, CEO of Match Group North America, says she once thought online dating would make it easy for everyone to find a relationship. She was wrong.

A scientist who’s worked at Tinder and Bumble explains how to navigate one of the awkwardest parts of online dating

After stints at Tinder and at Bumble, Dr. Jess Carbino says it's perfectly fine to follow up after two or three days if someone hasn't responded to your most recent message on a dating app. The person is probably just busy.