Topic: OKcupid

Am I Right Ladies?: NATCH Dot Com

Am I Right Ladies?: NATCH Dot Com

With Valentine’s Day less than a month away, most of us single gals are scrambling to find any option that can guarantee on February 14th we won’t be seeing Just Go With It alone save for a bag of Dove Dark Chocolate Promises. Whether you’re once bitten, twice shy, fooled so many times it’s shame on everybody, for the sake of just one good V-Day, let’s backslide into the world of online dating. More »

Why You Should Be Freaked By Profile Plagiarizers

Why You Should Be Freaked By Profile Plagiarizers

If it wasn’t bad enough that the Internet is full of people lying about being Nigerian princes and trying to hack all of your passwords, now we have to worry about uncreative jerks straight up copy-and-pasting our dating profiles! Jezebel posted the sad tale today of one guy from OKCupid who found all of his interests and information duplicated in another account with a different name. According to the email exchange that ensued, the faux-file belonged to a girl who was “spying on (her) boyfriend” and while she was “really sorry,” the guy should just “let (her) just use it for a while.” More »

OkCupid Says ‘Controversial’ Pics Do Better On Dating Sites. So What?

OkCupid Says 'Controversial' Pics Do Better On Dating Sites. So What?

Today’s big news in the world of online dating comes from OKTrends, which has used it’s magical algorithms it gets from OKCupid to come up with a John Nash-esque equation for women choosing their online profile pics. Basically, the new rule states you should feature a photo that plays up a “controversial” photo, because dudes find girl next door types “cute” and also “unavailable,” since everyone on the site is going to find them attractive. More »

Sex On the Wire: Chicks Have Terrible Pick Up Lines Too!

Sex On the Wire: Chicks Have Terrible Pick Up Lines Too!

• Some cool (not cool) lines to pick up guys: “Does Levi’s (or any other brand) pay you for wearing those and looking that good?” (Buzzle)

• Gay v. Straight sex: The myth’s revealed! Here are some charts and graphs based on data being mined from your online dating profile. (OK!Cupid)

• Two New York female council members are trying to pass a bill that would make those “crisis pregnancy centers” be more transparent about their pro-choice stance. (TheFrisky)

• What it’s like sleeping with a virgin (for the very first time). (TheGloss)

• Here’s some sex terms the kids are using today. Brush up before you hit the bar scene, unless you want to end up smushing someone you didn’t want to smush because you thought it meant “cuddle.” (BettyConfidential)

• One in 14 people (not just ladies!) have slept with someone to get ahead (or some head) in the workplace. (Nerve) More »

What Dating Sites Would Your Favorite Celebrity Use?

What Dating Sites Would Your Favorite Celebrity Use?

We’ve all at least considered joining a dating site before, during a dry spell or just out of curiosity. But you have to be careful…the first time I joined OkCupid, the first person it tries to hook me up with was one of my best friends, who already had a girlfriend (why he had his account still activated is a different story all together). But for celebrities, your publicist acts as your dating coach: telling you where to go and who to meet. But what if floating out in the Internet ether there were some A-listers looking for love? Who would you find on your dating site? More »