Dating Apps

How I Used My OKCupid Account To Promote My Instagram

Olya Gerasimova | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Olya Gerasimova

Here I was, sitting in my London flatshare, Wandsworth, the dodgy end, when I first set up my OKCupid account to find a boyfriend. My bio on there was readable, funny, a bit sarcastic, it contained all the words I wanted to describe myself, and most of them were true.

Much To Do With Hate (But More With Love...)

Caragh Little | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Tech
Caragh Little

We all have those things about, which our opinions are best summed up as meh. We don't love them - we don't hate them. And you don't really want to feel meh about someone you're dating, or want them to feel like that about you. Meh is the antithesis of passion and passion's meant to be there when you like someone or even fall in love.

Why This Latest Hater Dating App Is Far Too Cool For School

Caroline Frost | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Frost

It's easy to see why this kind of social exchange is so tempting, so we can hide our true selves behind a shield of contempt. But revealing what you dislike really reveals nothing, it's simply a list of things, places, films, people, that leaves you cold.

I'm Looking For More Than Just A Hook-up

Ollie Locke | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ollie Locke

In this vlog for The Huffington Post UK Ollie talks about finding it hard to meet people, why online dating wasn't working for him and his new venture, a dating app called Chappy.

How To Take The Perfect Dating App Profile Photo

Claire Certain | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Certain

It's Valentine's Day and many of us will be looking to dating apps for a potential romance. But where to begin? Your profile photo is obviously the first thing people will look at - just like in real life, your first impression is usually from the way someone presents themselves.

This Dating App Matches You Based On The Things You Hate Most In The World

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’ve struggled to find a decent date who shares your interests, a new app could help you change tack. Hater is the first dating app to match p...

10 Things Most Likely To Put Us Off Someone On A Dating Apps

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Everyone who has ever used an online dating app is all too familiar with the things on other people’s profiles that just leave you asking: why? Fro...

If You Breakup With Someone - Do It With Class

Jordi Sinclair | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jordi Sinclair

That was before the whole "Tinder" age took over and things have obviously reached a new low. The amount of terrible texts, emails, voicemails and even EMOJIS used to breakup with people is now beyond a joke. And it needs to stop.

The Dating Terminology You Need To Know

Claire Certain | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Certain

It seems like everyone is clued in on the new dating landscape. But for people only just entering this whole new world some of the new terms can seem utterly bewildering. So, for the uninitiated, here's your definitive dating terminology guide.

Why Gay Men Need A More Effective Space To Connect

Edward Johnson | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Edward Johnson

Hook up apps are all fine and well. They serve a (I want to say 'valuable' but I can't bring myself to) gap in the market and it would be impertinent and rude of me to suggest otherwise. However, if you are looking for something more it's a real challenge and I've been there, from the apps, the dating sites and the networks that promote promiscuity.

16 Things You Only Know If You've Been Breadcrumbed

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you have ever swiped into the world of online dating, you will undoubtedly be familiar with the concept of breadcrumbing. This is where someone lea...

Tinder Goes Down And Deletes Matches, But This Could Help You Get Them Back

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Tech

If you’re already feeling unlucky in love, the latest Tinder crash isn’t going to be increasing your prospects of finding someone to kiss under th...

How Easy Is It To Be Catfished In 2016?

Jordi Sinclair | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Tech
Jordi Sinclair

It was 2012 and I'd just gone through a horrible breakup. Drinking rum straight from the bottle and listening to "Nothing Compares 2 U" on repeat wasn't really getting me out of the post-breakup hole as much as I'd hoped.

The 10 Commandments Of Casual Dating

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

One of the many benefits that comes with living in a dating app world is the ability to date ‘casually’. Like friends with benefits, casual datin...

You Can Now Have A Song On Your Tinder Profile And People Are Losing Their S**t

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For anyone who had Myspace, the concept of a profile song is very familiar - it’s the only way to let friends know how edgy and ironic you were. Now...

Seth Rogen Hijacks Stranger's Tinder Account And Goes To Town On Her Matches

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Actor and comedian Seth Rogen is on the promo trail to drum up interest in his new adults-only animated film ‘Sausage Party’, and he recently stop...

Let's Ditch the Groundhog Day Dating Q&A

Samantha Rea | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha Rea

Most women's issue with Tinder, seems to be receiving unsolicited dick pics. I've never had these. My biggest obstacle, using the app, is that I can't...

2016: Can We Find Love Without a Smartphone?

Alice White Walker | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Tech
Alice White Walker

The stigma around online matchmakers - desperate and slightly mad for talking to someone you'd never seen face to face - no longer exists. Online dating plunges us into the dating pool in a way that's non-committal, and fun.

What To Wear To A First Date For Men: Pros And Cons

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Style

Figuring out what to wear on a first date may be a last-minute consideration, but trust us when we say it makes a permanent (often irreversible) impre...

This Is What Happened When Two Comedians Hijacked Each Other's Tinder Accounts

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Comedy

We’ve all had the temptation to play around with our friends’ dating apps when they’re not looking, but Vanity Fair decided to take it one step ...

If You Have Any Of These On Your Tinder Profile, You Need To Delete Them Immediately

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The world of dating apps is fraught with potential pitfalls, and creating a strong personal profile is the first obstacle you need to overcome. There...

Tinder Users Being Conned Into Paying Over $110 A Month In New Scam

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Tech

People on Tinder might be familiar with being scammed into believing matches are 10 years younger than they actually are, but now users of the dating ...

The Best New Dating Apps You've Never Heard Of

James Preece | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Preece

The popularity in dating apps seems to know no end. More and more people are using them rather than traditional online dating sites. It's not surprisi...

13 Things You Learn When You Join A Dating App

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

You tried to ignore that your love life was so non-existent you needed a dating app to give it CPR, but finally you've decided that if you're ever goi...

This Is Why You Need To Use The Remain Dating App

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Brexit has divided the nation. Parents and children unable to sit around the dinner table, Boris and Dave unable to share a pint. Now while dating ap...