New scientific analysis provides insights for women seeking Mr. Right. Works for OK Cupid, eHarmony, Zoosk, Tindr, Christian Mingle and Plenty of Fish, too. I’ve seen a lot of women’s dating profiles over […]
Online dating tips and etiquette: is it rude not to reply?
In the online world, bad behavior can be the best behavior. How is this possible? In “real life,” when someone approaches and asks you out, you’re obliged by social custom to reply. […]
Online dating tips: tell OK Cupid you’re looking for the opposite of what you really want
Childless in Seattle? Not for long. Jim, let’s meet those bachelorettes. If you were to review my OK Cupid profile, you’d find this: And, just to be clear, this: So today, OK […]
Dear women of Match.com and OK Cupid: WTF is wrong with you?
Women – and men – in online dating communities are acting like goddamned sociopaths. This needs to stop. Okay, not all of you. But some of you. Men, too – I’m guessing […]
Online dating: the physical attraction problem
In order for an online dating service to work, it has to reliably move people past the merely physical and help them perceive their match’s real attractiveness. In a post a couple weeks ago […]
Hey Facebook – can you tell me who my perfect match is?
Big Data and Social Media: Americans can’t give their privacy away fast enough… Big Data just keeps getting bigger and biggerer, and it seems like if you have enough data you can […]
The real problem with online dating
Online dating sucks, especially for a guy like me. There has to be a better way. Match.com sucks. eHarmony sucks. OK Cupid sucks. Plenty of Fish really sucks. (Although, it should be […]
Meet the men of Match.com: Really, guys, are you serious?
by Lisa Barnard I’m turning 30 in a few months, and I recently realized I’m now at the age I made a lot of promises about in the past. One of those […]
Time to kiss off online dating: a long-overdue farewell to Match.com
Recently I was e-mailed, via Match.com, by an attractive woman (to the extent that profile pictures can be trusted, anyway) named Kathleen. I love that name, and her profile made her sound […]