Contracts for consensual one night stands? There’s an app for that

One night stands may soon become commitments thanks to an app that creates contracts for consensual sex. LegalFling, a new app from a Dutch blockchain company, claims to be the first app to give users a “legally binding agreement” before getting it on. The app also allows users to “match

Man who used gay dating app to assault, rob men gets 15 years

DALLAS — One of four Texas men accused of using a dating app to assault and rob gay men has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Nigel Garrett and three other Dallas-area men were charged with hate crimes, kidnappings, carjackings and using firearms to

Your Tinder matches will know even more about you now

Tinder is testing a new feature that will make it easier to find out more about the people you match with. Introduced in a blogpost, Feed will not only let you know when you make new matches, but also show you updates of any of your matches’ activity on

Tinder swindler sentenced to prison

A man who swindled Tinder dates out of thousands of dollars by lying about needing money for cancer treatment for family members was sentenced to two to six years in prison Wednesday. Brandon Kiehm, 37, scammed three women — including one while he was out on bail — as

Tinder stock rises despite missing Wall Street estimates

Tinder is proving to be mighty even after missing quarterly profit estimates. Shares of Tinder parent Match Group popped 6 percent in after-hours trading — despite reporting adjusted earnings per share of 19 cents in the third quarter, missing Wall Street estimates. Revenue increased 19 percent during the period, to

In-flight dating apps make joining the mile high club easier

Hooking up 30,000 feet in the air has been made easier for Australians with a somewhat-accidental in-flight dating app. This week, Qantas unveiled the Boeing Dreamliner that’s being added to its fleet. And while the 787-9 comes with a bunch of fancy things like bigger seats and larger windows and fewer

Online dating may not be ruining romance after all

Online dating apps have been accused of fueling hook-up culture, and killing romance and even the dinner date, but their effects on society are deeper than originally thought. The good news: They may not be so bad after all. The rise of internet dating services could be behind stronger marriages, an increase

Facebook tests Tinder-like “meet up’ feature

Mark Zuckerberg appears to be getting ready to ape another hot app. More On: facebook Facebook user's joke about shooting Irma gets taken seriously Facebook's baby steps toward taking responsibility for its content Facebook says it reaches more Americans than are alive Facebook admits it sold political ads to shady Russians: report The tech titan’s Facebook has

Facebook tests Tinder-like “meet up’ feature

Mark Zuckerberg appears to be getting ready to ape another hot app. More On: facebook Facebook's baby steps toward taking responsibility for its content Facebook says it reaches more Americans than are alive Facebook admits it sold political ads to shady Russians: report Facebook caught inflating ad metrics again The tech titan’s Facebook has recently started a

New dating app is perfect for unattractive people

If you’re tired of appearance-driven dating apps like Tinder and Bumble, this new app that blurs your match’s face might be just for you. Taffy is a new dating and friendship app that require users get to know each other first before revealing a person’s photo, Mashable reports. After setting up a

Are dating apps going too far by stalking your personal habits?

Like any diligent single looking for love, Nicodemos Varnava received a bundle of recommended matches on Coffee Meets Bagel recently and evaluated them accordingly. The dating app suggested one person in particular who caught the 25-year-old New Brunswick, NJ, resident’s eye — the woman was strikingly attractive and seemed to have

Former male escort convicted in dating app murder

A former male escort with a penchant for dressing up in uniform was convicted this week of killing a man he lured to his doom using a dating app. London resident Jason Marshall, 28, was found guilty Wednesday for the 2013 murder of Peter Fasoli, who he met on the app

This dating app helps verified Twitter users find love

Since dating apps like Tinder broke into the mainstream, companies have found increasingly specific ways to make matchmaking more exclusive. More On: dating apps Woman accused of duping elderly man out of $300K on dating app 2,000 people reveal their first-date deal breakers This dating app lets you connect with the hottest celebrity lookalikes Tinder shares

This dating app lets you connect with the hottest celebrity lookalikes

With social media influencing everything from plastic surgery to the appearance of American homes, it makes sense that people’s choice of partner would be next. Have you ever wanted to swipe right on Kim Kardashian or even Donald Trump? Now you can browse and potentially date their lookalikes with a new

These dating sites help people with HIV and herpes find love

Having an STI can definitely complicate your love life. Case in point: More than 70 percent of men say they’d dump an HIV-positive partner, according to a 2017 study by online doctor service DrEd. But dating sites such as HIVNet, a community for people living with HIV that launched in 2001,

Determined guy still waiting for Tinder date — 3 years later

It’s always a gamble swiping right on somebody’s Tinder profile. You eagerly wait for that reassuring ‘IT’S A MATCH’ notification to pop up. And when it doesn’t, you just tell yourself “they obviously weren’t my soulmate,” and go back to endless swiping. But this wasn’t the case for 22-year-old Josh Avsec who

New technology aims to thwart online dating fraud

Be wary of who you swipe right on in the world of online dating — it may cost you. A woman came across a man on dating app Tinder claiming to be a US Army captain and quickly fell for him. He had promised to take care of her and her

Love Island 2017: Kem Cetinay’s BUMBLE profiled revealed, but what would the other villa boys’ dating profiles look like? From Chris Hughes on Tinder to Jonny Mitchell on Happn

Kem Cetinay's Bumble profile has been UNCOVERED [Bumble] Over 80,000 people applied for the 2017 edition of Love Island. ITV2 picked 11 people for the original line-up, and surprised the singletons by adding new people to the villa throughout the series. But before lads Marcel Somerville and Jonny Mitchell headed to the Spanish villa, we're

Grindr asks judge to toss suit over fake profile harassment

A gay dating app wants a judge to dismiss the claims of a New York man who says he’s been accosted at home and work by over 1,000 sex-hungry men after an ex-boyfriend posted fake profiles soliciting men interested in exploring violent fantasies. Grindr asked a Manhattan federal judge Wednesday to

Breaking this dating app taboo pays off in a big way

Nevertheless they persisted. Online dating app Hinge has released evidence that texting the person you’ve matched with a second time significantly increases the chances of sparking a conversation. While double texting is stereotypically seen as a sign of being overly eager, data Hinge accumulated from analyzing 300,000 conversations suggests that your