Paying for Dating via Bitcoin: Sites and Services

Electronic currencies have firmly entered our life. However, Bitcoin is the most popular one. Perhaps, this is the only currency for today that is devoid of centralized management. In addition, this currency is not subject to the jurisdiction of any country for the lack of persons regulating it. However, the development of the currency continues, mainly, due to the convenience of sellers. In this ... [...]

Bang With Friends has to change its name

Bang With Friends has to change its name after a trademark settlement with Zynga. Bang With Friends’ catchy name unfortunately is getting tossed after the startup reached a settlement with Zynga. The social gaming company had accused the casual dating app of infringing on its “With Friends” brand. But now both are saying they’ve reached a settlement. Neither company is talking about ... [...]

OkCupid Will Let Users Pay To Promote Themselves

Just about 24 hours ago, OkCupid quietly launched a feature it plans to formalize — and publicize widely — in the next few weeks: an optional $2 fee that lets users who pay it “promote” themselves across the site. OkCupid has otherwise largely been as democratic as it is possible for a dating site to be — it’s free to use (though users can become “A-list” members, able to view t ... [...] launches iPhone App, a popular dating site that connects successful men with attractive women, launches iPhone App. Global Personals, LLC recently released a mobile version of its widely successful online dating site,, now available on the Apple App Store. upholds very strict privacy and trust policies, while ensuring that only the most exclusive members are verified o ... [...]

eHarmony will find you a job

For over 10 years, eHarmony has been helping you find a date. Now,eHaremony wants to help you find a job. The datingsite is developing a service that would connect employers with job seekers on a platform that incorporates many of the same principles as its site for love. At a time when many people are still struggling to find work, eHarmony is trying to win users over with an approach that ... [...] appoints Samir El-Alami as Online Marketing Director

Online dating site has appointed Samir El-Alami as its new Online Marketing Director, effective from 1 May 2013. El-Alami, formerly part of the Growth Team at Badoo, will be responsible for all performance marketing streams, as well as partnership marketing and product marketing. Brett Harding, Lovestruck's Managing Director and co-founder, said: “With our new suite of web a ... [...]

Ashley Madison loses 10% of their capital in Cyprus

Ashley Madison set up an office in Cyprus as a base for its international operations, attracted to Cyprus because of its reputation for financial stability, a low corporate tax rate, a friendly banking environment and a strong rule of law. Sure, the Ashley Madison executives were aware that a banking crisis was brewing, but they had ventured ahead. They were assured in part by a promise from Pr ... [...]

Coffee Meets Bagel expands to 3 new cities

Coffee Meets Bagel, an online dating service which sends users just one “match” everyday at noon, appears to be doing quite well at the moment: one year in, the service has passed 640,000 matches and is launching in Chicago, Washington DC and LA. Originally only available in Boston, NY and San Francisco, Coffee Meets Bagel operates in an evolving, highly competitive space. The service is ab ... [...]

AnastasiaDate launches iPhone app

AnastasiaDate has launched a brand new iPhone app. Features of the app include the ability to browse profiles, photos and interviews, engage in live text chat, maintain a contact list with preferred matches, purchase credits, and receive VIP status notifications. AnastasiaDate, the world’s leading International Dating and Romance Tour company, operates four online dating portals that conne ... [...]

Shares in crash hard

Shares in former stock market darling have plunged by more than 40% today as the Edinburgh-based internet dating company was again mired in allegations about the way it entices customers to subscribe. confirmed to investors that it employed a “motivation team” of 24 people. But it insisted that it does not communicate with members operating under free access. ... [...]

Are You Interested launched new features

Are You Interested is pleased to announce the launch of several new and exciting 'social' features today designed to integrate a user's friends into the online dating experience. Specifically, Are You Interested users will now be able to view the friends in common when looking for potential dates, search for singles through their friends, and search for singles with mutual or related interests. W ... [...]

Survey AnastasiaDate about dating

International online dating service AnastasiaDate conducted a survey revealing one in four men won't get off the couch to find love. The majority of men ages 35 to 55 have dated online and, of those, 65% successfully met a special someone. The allure of the Internet, aside from speed and efficiency, also seems to be the veil of courage it provides for would-be suitors. One quarter of men in ... [...]

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eHarmony is Different At eHarmony, our patented Compatibility Matching System® narrows the field from millions of candidates to a highly select group of singles that are compatible with you. Unlike other sites where you can post a picture and paragraph and then browse the profiles of other users, eHarmony does the matching for you based on 29 DimensionsTM of personality that are scientifically-b ... [...]

Twice as much women than men on FilipinoCupid

Unique membership ratios are setting apart in the online dating industry. With at least two female members for every male member that signs up, a distinctive and interactive Filipino dating environment has developed on the site. continues to dominate the Filipino dating market with over 2 million Filipina women now actively using the popular dating ... [...]

Grindr crashes during Olympics

Grindr crashed within minutes of the first Olympic athletes arriving in London, due to the volume of demand, say experts. It took 24 hours for the app to get back up and running. London is the most popular city for the app, with 350K registered users. Grindr, which first launched in 2009, has exploded into the largest and most popular all-male location-based social network out there. With more ... [...]

eHarmony stops eHarmony Advice Discussion Boards

eHarmony has deleted its eHarmony Advice Discussion Boards, deleting five years of member discussions and 20,000 community members. Some members of eHarmony community have started a new community. Santa Monica-based eHarmony launched in the United States in 2000 and is now the #1 Trusted Relationship Services Provider in the ... [...]

Windows phone app for Badoo

Badoo, one of the world?s biggest dating websites with more than 150 million users, has delivered a Windows Phone app to Marketplace. The service, which is popular in Latin America, Spain, Italy and France and operates in 180 countries, will let you find new people near you now, see who?s in the same nightclub and chat with people ... [...] integrates game play into matchmaking

Online dating sites are introducing new tactics to get people to interact and express themselves better. has created a series of two-player games designed to help its members figure out whether they have chemistry before going on a date. This summer, is launching seven games that are structured to create shared experiences while encouraging a more natural way of interacting thr ... [...]

Skout is growing like crazy

Skout, a mobile application for flirting and dating, is growing like crazy. But Christian Wikilund, Skout's CEO, has much higher aspirations than just a dating app ? he wants to build a global network on the scale of Facebook and Twitter. Right now, it looks like he's on doing a good job ? Skout is adding 50,000 new users on the app every single day. ... [...]