Dating Apps

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...

Astonishingly 13-Year-Olds Can Use Tinder, Thankfully That's About To Change

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Tech

Dating app Tinder has announced that, beginning next week, they are raising the minimum age of users to 18. Tinder spokesperson, Rosette Pambakian ann...

This Man Must Really Regret Calling A Woman A 'Gold Digger' On Bumble

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A dating app has well and truly put one of its users in his place after he called a woman a "gold digging whore". The team at Bumble shared screen gra...

If Tinder Had A Superhero, It Would Be A Little Something Like This

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Comedy

It seems like every possible superhero is being given a movie these days, and the funny people at Rooster Teeth have dreamt up a dating app themed her...

Why I Don't Think I'll Find Love on an iPhone

Matt Horwood | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Horwood

What's worrying is the way that the likes of Tinder and Happn have drained the depth out of the art of conversation. Creating a trivialised space where we can play 'shop', but with actual people. I still find it odd that Tinder tells me to 'keep playing', as though my love life is some sort of gay Temple Run.

'New Breed' Of Rapist Sees Sex Crimes Linked To Dating Websites Soar Sixfold

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 07.02.2016 | UK

The number of allegations of stranger rapes linked to dating websites has increased sixfold in five years, Britain's top crime-fighting body has warne...

Do We Really Need a Plus-Size Dating App?

Fran Hayden | Posted 24.01.2016 | UK Tech
Fran Hayden

Categorising us as a specialist brand whilst under the guise of advocating body positivity is not the way to go about supporting the imminent collapse of body shaming, rather integrating us into existing institutions or rather, treating us like everyone else, would be the more favourable option - trust me.

Introducing 'Sweatt', The Dating App For Fitness Fanatics

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Spend a lot of time ogling other people's bodies in the gym? Well, you're in luck, there's now a dating app for people who love to work out. Dubbed...

Why Romance Isn't Dead - Apps and The New Dating Landscape

Marie Cosnard | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Tech
Marie Cosnard

The 'hook-up culture' that is so often blamed on dating apps isn't created by them - if it exists, it is created by a change in our attitudes more generally. We are more liberal in our thinking, and our use of any means of finding a partner reflects this, rather than the other way around.

In Defence Of Ghosting

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Brogan Driscoll

For the ghostee, being ghosted is awful. They may have really liked the person and will likely spend (at least) 24 hours checking their phone for a response telling themselves that their beau probably left their phone at home or has been kidnapped.

Dating in Big Cities...? Good Luck With That!

Charo Merida | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Charo Merida

Dating in big cities has its own set of non-written rules, and you better get them right, or you're totally screwed! You either jump on the dating boat or leave things to the romantic uncertainty of fate, which, to be honest, sounds a lot more like me.