Tag Archives: Match.com

A Relationship in 5 Minutes

I’m taking a break from hounding you about my Book Giveaway Promo happening this week on my Facebook Author Page to bring you this funny, and rather dark “A Relationship in 5 Minutes” video, which is really a thinly disguised … Continue reading

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Marriage from online meetings is more stable and satisfying according to Science Nerds

If you met your current husband and/or wife online chances are good that your marriage will last longer than most according to a recent survey as reported by Don Hankins for http://www.arstechnica.com. The report states that since 2005, a third … Continue reading

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Martha Stewart is Horny

Probably the most famous 71-year old, once divorced, homemaking mogul ex-con we know is looking for love and has joined the online dating pool. You may have already heard all the hoopla, but Martha Stewart has recently created a profile … Continue reading

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Does Online Dating With Paid Sites Really Work?

Or is it really just a cash cow? It’s no secret that the online dating industry is booming, doubling since 2007 with over 40 million people either visiting or using dating sites. That equates to $1.9 billion in annual revenue, … Continue reading

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Crap Dates in 140 Characters

I came across this article today on CNET by Justin Yu about a new Twitter page and website called @FirstDateHell. It’s pretty good. Now that people rely on the Internet for love (I saw a Match.com commercial claiming one in … Continue reading

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More Aussies Are Going Down Under Online

It looks like our Australian friends are discovering the wild and wooly world of online dating, but aren’t so quick to admit it, according to a recent article by Digby Hildreth for the Gatton Star. Apparently 23% of lonely/horny adults … Continue reading

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Free love could soon come at a price over at OkCupid

Earlier this month, Match.com, which owns a number of dating sites including Chemistry.com, People Media, and SinglesNet, purchased OkCupid for $50 million. Unlike the paid subscription-based Match.com, OkCupid offers its services for free, supports itself through advertising, and generally attracts … Continue reading

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If you’re using a paid site and think it’s safe…

Think again. One of the more frequent complaints against free online personal ads is that they are full of stalkers and scam artists. But the same is actually true for the so-called “safe” paid subscription dating sites. Emma Hurt is … Continue reading

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I’m using my computer voice now to write this

Online dating has become so popular worldwide now, academic smarty-pants types from around the globe are finding computer dating sites a fertile ground for research into Internet communication, as reported by Lucy Tobin of The Guardian (www.guardian.co.uk). While Britain’s lecturers … Continue reading

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Why Women Should Only Date Online

Denise Ngo from YourTango’s LOVE BUZZ makes the case for women to quit traditional dating and take up online dating instead. Further, she disputes the claim by some that online dating is only for freaks, geeks and old/desperate/ugly people with … Continue reading

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