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Facebook testing dating feature, 'Create' button

Aug 06, 2018 - 12:21 PM

Facebook has begun internally testing their dating service with employees. A new 'Create' button, on the other hand, will make it easier to create new events, groups and other pages

FB DATING. In their 2018 developers' conference, the company announced its plans to venture into online dating services. Screenshot from Facebook F8 2018 livestream


Tinder rolls out profile GIFs

Jul 06, 2018 - 11:27 AM

Users will be able to use looping GIFs on their profile with the update

LOOPS. Tinder profiles will have a little more motion with the update. Illustration from Tinder


Swipe right for equality: Is Bumble really empowering women?

Jun 23, 2018 - 10:15 AM

On the dating app, women are required to message matches first. But is it as 'feminist' as it claims?

How possible is it to find love online?

Jun 19, 2018 - 6:35 PM

Trying to find The One – or just someone, really – online? Here’s what you need to know about the local digital dating scene.

New Tinder feature to match people based on locations visited

May 15, 2018 - 10:27 AM

If a user visits a certain cafe, for example, Tinder will find potential matches who have visited the same cafe


'Black Mirror' dating app shows you how long your relationship will last

Feb 16, 2018 - 10:12 AM

The popular sci-fi show on Netflix makes a real-life version of an app featured in one of its season 4 episodes


Singles less pressured to celebrate Valentine’s Day more than ever – dating app

Feb 13, 2018 - 5:14 PM

Responses to a survey by dating app Coffee Meets Bagel point to signs of a changing cultural norm


Tinder vulnerabilities let strangers see your swipes

Jan 24, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Tinder's lack of encryption opens up users to being spied on


Tinder is now top-grossing app in Apple's app store

Sep 04, 2017 - 10:30 AM

New premium service that allows users to see who liked them propels app to the top

EXTRA FEATURES. Tinder's 'Gold' service has helped the app attract more downloads since its introduction. Image from Tinder


Tinder gives 2 strangers free trip to Hawaii after hilarious 3-year convo

Jul 13, 2017 - 6:48 PM

A protracted Tinder exchange consisting of short greetings sent once every few months sends two strangers on a dream holiday – but on one condition

Coming soon to PH, select countries: Tinder on computers

Mar 29, 2017 - 11:24 AM

The dating app is testing a browser version in select countries including the Philippines

BACK TO DESKTOPS. The browser version of Tinder marks the unusual trajectory of a software going from mobile to a desktop. Screenshot from Tinder

Hater dating app connects users through shared dislike

Feb 14, 2017 - 4:07 PM

Hater wants to make serious online dating more approachable by replacing cumbersome surveys and bios with a fun alternative way to express your personality

HATER. Another new dating app enters the fray with its own spin on things. Image from Hater website.

Dating app Sapio aims to match you with 'someone as smart'

Feb 12, 2017 - 7:50 PM

Sapio aims to match users to others with similar intelligence and interests

Indonesian police want gay dating app ban

Sep 09, 2016 - 8:50 PM

It is the latest move by Indonesian authorities against homosexuals who have faced a sudden backlash this year

Chinese firm buys major stake in gay dating app Grindr

Jan 12, 2016 - 4:28 PM

It is not immediately clear whether Beijing Kunlun intends to take Grindr to the market in China

[Two Pronged] Casual sex while awaiting commitment

Dec 13, 2015 - 2:34 PM

A young woman wonders whether she should stop having casual sex while waiting for a committed relationship

Which dating apps are worth it? Tinder, OKCupid, HowAboutWe?

Mar 21, 2015 - 1:28 PM

Algorithms are smarter and sharper and you can meet up with people in your area in literal minutes if you wanted to

The perks of dating apps: A gay guy’s discovery

Dec 16, 2014 - 5:41 PM

One gay guy reviews various dating apps and lists a protocol for dating someone met through one of them

I found love through Grindr

Aug 17, 2013 - 4:19 PM

A user of the the popular gay dating app writes about the joys and dangers of the service

GAY DATING APP. Grindr, a dating app for gay, bisexual and bi-curious men opens a lot of possibilities to those eager to mingle

Singapore rapist used Facebook app in finding victims

Aug 07, 2012 - 5:37 PM

A Singaporean serial rapist who met his victims using a Facebook dating app faces a stiff jail term