Dating Apps

In Defence Of Ghosting

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 26.08.2015 | 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 27.07.2015 | 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.

Struck Lucky on Tinder... Now What?

Melissa Davis | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Tech
Melissa Davis

Ladies and gentlemen, that sound you hear is romance exiting the building. Actually, it hasn't just left the building, it's downloaded Google Maps, entered some co-ordinates for an isolated Pacific island and is now making its way to the nearest tube towards Heathrow terminal four.

I Want Love Now: Dating Apps to the Rescue

Olga Levancuka | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olga Levancuka

Of course we are all familiar with Tinder. It is simple to the point that even married people who would like to spice up their boring life or those who are convinced that the grass is greener on the other side can use it without any worry of getting caught.

Dating in the App-Age: Why I Quit

Harvey Wilks | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harvey Wilks

Communication just isn't the same IRL as it is over an app, and especially a dating app. But y'all know that. These things are addictive. They're games - providing at once endless and instant entertainment within a 20km radius and, to some, perversely, a yardstick of self worth.

The Truth About Dating Apps and How to Get It Right

James Barber | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Barber

It is estimated that 15million singles in the UK are now registered for online dating. For people who live fast-paced life's in the city, online dating has made it quick and easy to meet people. But have the dating apps on your phone brought you any closer to meeting Mr or Mrs right?

This Is What Happens When You Let Parents Loose On Tinder

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Parents and technology: two things that, when brought together, can either cause complete chaos or result in internet gold. Luckily for us, this on...

Tinder Rejects Claims That Over A Third Of Its Users Are Married

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Tech

Tinder has hit back at a recent survey which found that over a third of its users claimed they were married. The dating app reported to the Guardia...

Whiplr - The Hot New App Designed for All Levels of Kink

Jordi Sinclair | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Tech
Jordi Sinclair

I always feel as though every dating app is exactly the same. You look at someone's photo and where they live, you "swipe", "like" or "heart" them and hope they reciprocate. So when I stumbled across Whiplr, it at least sounded a little bit different than the "norm".

Where Tinder Plus is Leading, Others Will Follow

Jason Mander | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

Tinder Plus users can quite literally 'Rewind' time by undoing premature swipes. And they can look for matches in places they haven't even arrived in yet by deploying the new 'Passport' feature.

What Swiping Right Can Teach Us About Mobile Creativity

Cameron Hulett | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK Tech
Cameron Hulett

Despite negative media coverage and accusations that the app places too much emphasis on users' appearances and proximity to one another, Tinder shows no signs of slowing down. The app's success is not based on algorithms and might shed light on a new approach to mobile advertising.

Ladies, Your Dating Prayers Have Been Answered...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

All women on the dating scene know being approached by every man and his dog on Tinder can be a little unnerving - especially once the penis pictures ...

My Year-Long Tinder Experiment: All Mouth and No Trousers - Literally!

Veronica Montgomery | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Tech
Veronica Montgomery

A lot of men get confused between a dating app and a sex line, there are too many to mention who start off with polite conversation and when you exchanged numbers the first message on What's App is a selfie of them in the bathroom mirror with a pair of bulging Calvin Klein's, some even ditch the boxers and go straight for the kill - what are they thinking?

What Happens When An Engineer Uses Tinder

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Tech

Apple recently revealed that Tinder was one of the most downloaded apps of the year. The app's addictive nature and easy-to-use interface has meant...

Hitler Is A Hit On Tinder

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Tech

If you thought your Tinder conversations were awkward then imagine meeting this guy. A man has made the move of becoming Hitler on the social dating a...

Forget Dating Apps, This Site Is Strictly Sex Only

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you want to have no-strings-attached sex at the touch of a button then Mixxxer, a 'non dating app' for hook ups, may be just the ticket. Log on,...

You Thought Tinder Was Bad, Meet Cuddlr

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes, a cup of tea and a packet of chocolate biscuits is enough to soothe a long, tough day at the office. But other times, you just need a cuddl...

Online Dating... The Scams That Target Men

David Emm | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Tech
David Emm

In the hunt for company, many men are putting themselves at risk, becoming an unwitting target for scammers and cyber-thieves... The world of online dating has always drawn the attention of fraudsters, since it offers a large pool of potential victims.

Logged On - And Turned Off

Harry Hitchens | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Harry Hitchens

I was fresh-faced, 16 and in the closet when I logged onto Grindr for the first time. If my girlfriends were to be believed, all the best-looking men are gay - so surely a world of gorgeous, tanned hunks with god-like torsos were only a click away? But what did I find?

Jessica Elgot

Using Tinder In The West Bank Means Booty Calls And Casual Racism

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

Can the magic of Tinder work across the West Bank separation wall? Could it lead to a love story as beautiful as Romeo and Juliet? Maybe, but probably...

A New Spawn of Social

Sophia Parsons | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophia Parsons

Using Tinder for me is like eating a MacDonald's. It's something I do often but hate to admit to, however seek to it for some feeling of comfort or joy (that little air punch you do when you match with someone that doesn't look like a shoe)... then eventually having that feeling of guilt set in after my fast food flirting bender.

My Week on Ok Cupid: The One-Liners of Online Dating

Marie Southard Ospina | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marie Southard Ospina

Call me old fashioned, but I still like to believe that the best way to meet people is in the flesh. It can be pretty fun to chat to randoms on Twitter or the blogosphere, but when it comes to forming deep, personal relationships, I just don't think you can get a proper feel for a person unless you've met them. I've been told I don't belong in the 21st century.

A Slow Sunday and a 'Date' With the One-Hour Wonder

The Guyliner | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Being literate and enjoying full sentences can be something of a barrier on Grindr. While all those little avatars of six-packs claim to be erudite grammarians, it seems nobody is safe from that dreary "hows u??" or "heyyy mister". So when I hear that magic ping and see a headless torso wishing me "a very good afternoon, handsome" I am intrigued, interested.

Who's On The Rebound?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

As if going through a break-up isn't complicated and upsetting enough, there's now an app that will pimp out recently single individuals to their frie...

Dating: Remembering the Fun in Flirt

Gavin Roach | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Gavin Roach

About three months ago my friend and I decided that we were going to delete our online dating apps - I had two and he was using four...