Category: Online Dating



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Badoo: Was It Hacked?

There were claims this week that popular dating site was hacked

Claims emerged this week that popular dating site Badoo had been hacked, and that a large number of user account information was being freely circulated on the web.

Motherboard reported that it had tested account data that it been supplied with and found that in a small test sample over fifty percent were active Badoo accounts. Continue reading

OkCupid Says Boycott Firefox

OkCupid Protests against new Firefox CEO

Members of the dating website will get a surprise when trying to access the site using the Firefox browser. Instead of reaching the homepage, they will see a message aimed asking them to boycott the popular browser.

It explains that the new CEO of Firefox, Brendan Eich, is a fervent opponent of gay marriage and that he supported the controversial Propostion 8 back in 2008 that aimed to outlaw same sex marriage in California. Continue reading

eHarmony Releases Windows Phone App

The eHarmony Windows Phone App allows you to sign up and use the popular dating serviceWith approximately 45% of their member registrations already being done via mobile devices, has just released an app for Windows Phone users.

The eHarmony app aims to make signing up for their dating service an easy process. Once a member, it’s now possible to create your profile and communicate with other members all through your phone.

Using the app you can receive your daily matches and contact any that you are interested in.

It’s also possible to check who has viewed your profile, who has recently updated their own, and use popular features like “What If” which allows members to find other singles who may be outside of their selected criteria, but may still be a good potential match.

Of course, the app allows you pay for your membership subsrciption as well: this can be done via Paypal or by credit card. Continue reading

Online Dating is Big Business is the biggest online dating site
We all know how popular online dating has become. Years back it had a stigma, and people who met a partner through websites like (one of the earliest) would often make up an alternative story of how they met.

Things have changed. A 2013 study by Pew Research of American adults showed that online dating has become mainstream. 11% of internet users surveyed said they have used a dating site and 59% said that they thought using these sites was a good way of meeting people. Continue reading