Friday, December 30, 2011 ‘City Folks Just Don’t Get It’

This is a tough time of year for a lot of people. Singles, especially.   While traditional media show images of families caroling next to lighted trees and making gingerbread houses in warm, friendly kitchens, there are many among us who can only quietly observe, having no one close with whom to celebrate


West Des Moines elderly woman scammed by user on

A 74-year-old Des Moines woman told West Des Moines police she had been swindled after sending thousands of dollars to a man she met on a dating service website


New Year is the Best Time Look for a New Partner Claims Single Parents Dating Site

UK (PRWEB) December 30, 2011   Single parent dating website is anticipating a surge in visitors to their website after the New Year as many people turn to online dating following the festive period


Online adultery dating site ‘endorses’ Newt Gingrich

Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is getting some free advertising in Pennsylvania thanks to a new endorsement, but it might not be the kind he's looking for


Thursday, December 22, 2011

Jiayuan Announces Share Repurchase Program

BEIJING, Dec. 22, 2011 — /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ — International Ltd. (“Jiayuan” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: DATE), operator of the largest online dating platform in China, today announced that its board of directors has approved a US$10 million share repurchase program


40 Million Member Dating Site Offers Free Memberships to Iraq Vets

New York, NY, December 21, 2011 –(– is proud to announce the Welcome Back, With Love holiday promotion, thanking returning veterans for their bravery by offering free access to online dating services


Monday, December 19, 2011

SoWink Debuts Activity-Based Social Dating and Networking for Gen Y

San Jose, CA, December 18, 2011 –(– SoWink (, a website that provides social networking and dating through the utilization of gaming metrics, today launched open beta


Thursday, December 15, 2011

Chinese Dating Site Implements Real Name Policy, Kills Your Amusing Nickname

Starting today, the Chinese dating website is requiring new users to register their real name upon signup, which will be verified by also inputting their national ID card number

read more... Introduces a Hip Dating Site — Again

Before there were hip dating sites like OkCupid, Grindr and Grouper, there was Nerve Personals, the racy dating section of the online magazine Nerve


Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Largest Mistletoe in NYC Prompts Flatiron Kissatho

FLATIRON — There was some serious smooching going on beside the Flatiron building on Monday, as men and women, babies and dogs, gathered under New York City's largest mistletoe


New Ashley Madison Review Website provides in-depth Reviews of Top Affair and Dating Websites

(EMAILWIRE.COM, December 13, 2011 ) Los Angeles, Ca — The new Website is attracting thousands of men and women for its comprehensive reviews of the Ashley Madison Website and other top affair and dating Websites


Romance scams swindling lonely hearts out of thousands of pounds through dating websites

The scam involves con-artists contacting people using chat rooms, dating websites and even jobsites, claiming to be looking for friendship and love


Dating website Badoo is on the rise; will it eclipse Facebook?

Badoo, a dating website based in London's Silicon Roundabout, has 400 employees, and has reached 130 million users in 180 countries, which brings it into the top four social networks in the world


Tuesday, December 13, 2011

What’s Your Price? Dating Site Lets You Pay Up Front for Women, and We Still Strike Out

Modern dating is a jumble of websites, speed dating, matchmakers, online personals, and even more recently, quick sex meet-up apps on cell phones


/newswire/ – London, United Kingdom, 12/12/2011 – New website aims to modernise online dating and get you straight to the date –

DatesOut today announces the launch of its free dating site with a difference. Seeking to modernise the online dating experience, DatesOut encourages singles to post great date ideas at set times and places


The IceBreak iPhone app helps couples keep the flame alive

So far we've seen quite a few dating apps, some of which simply extend online dating service to the mobile screen and some that are built from the ground up to include real-time location to the mix


Friday, December 9, 2011

Life after the City: The duo that started a dating agency

"Online dating has changed in recent years, but it can still be a frustrating and time-consuming business, particularly for people who lead busy lives and whose spare time is at a premium

read more... Announces List of Sponsors for its Sugar Daddy Holiday Party on Dec. 12

New York, NY (PRWEB) December 09, 2011, the leading sugar daddy and sugar baby dating site is hosting its Holiday Sugar Party at The Copacabana in New York City on December 12, 2011


Thursday, December 8, 2011

New Version of PG Dating Site Builder Is Released – January 2012

Las Vegas, NV — (SBWIRE) — 12/07/2011 — Dating Site Builder, Executives at the DatingPro Software Company today announced the release of the new PG Dating Pro January 2012 software and scripts package


Wednesday, December 7, 2011 thrown off eBay for auctioning date with the Virgin Mary encouraged men to bid for a date with blonde Heather Seychelle, 25, shown dressed in a “sexy” Mary outfit. Miss Seychelle appears in the dating site’s nativity scene and attracted hordes of male fans


French Dating Site Lets You Put Dudes In Your Shopping Cart

The French dating site (Adopt A Dude) treats guys like products women can put in their shopping carts. This may be a little disturbing for dudes, but for women, it could be an appealing place to shop for sex


Cupid is aiming his arrow at Jewish online dating

Three new Jewish dating websites have been set up in the U.S. over the past two months, and ten more are slated to launch in the coming year, as part of a Chabad network that hopes to one day go global


Tuesday, December 6, 2011

How Badoo Got 130 Million People Meeting Each Other and $100M In Revenue

Badoo, the online network for meeting new people recently reached 130 million registered users and now brings in $100 million a year. Based out of London's Silicon Roundabout, Badoo would be the 4th biggest social network if it was just a social network


The Bidding War for Herman Cain Begins

Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 06, 2011   He may no longer be in the running for the position of Commander in Chief but Herman Cain doesn't have to kiss his "presidential" aspirations good bye just yet


America’s Next Top Model winner Whitney Thompson launches dating site for plus-size women

Former America’s Next Top Model winner Whitney Thompson has launched a dating site especially for plus-size women. The 2008 champion – who was the first full-figured model to win the competition – launches her business venture, The Big and The Beautiful, this week


Monday, December 5, 2011

Cheating partners panic as dating site details go public, which encourages users to 'chat, flirt, meet up and have fun,' has a 'See who you know' online search that will let people find out which of their email contacts has signed up


Herman Cain is a Sugar Daddy, Says Founder

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 03, 2011 This week, Atlanta Fox 5 reporter Dale Russell broke the story about Herman Cain's alleged 13-year affair with Ginger White


Apple axes’s iOS app over subscription billing squabble

Those looking for love won't find it in the App Store. Apple has removed's iOS app because it allowed the lonely to pay for Match subscriptions with a credit card through an external link rather than using the in-app purchases system


3TS Capital Partners backs

3TS secured a minority stake in the business, investing via the Technology in Central and Eastern Europe Fund S.C.A SICAR vehicle. The VC fund was established by 3TS in 2007 with Cisco as the anchor investor


Friday, December 2, 2011

New Planet Love Match® Radio Show Helps Answer Online Dating Questions from Singles with Honesty and Humor

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Planet Love Match® has taken online dating to the next level by launching a new weekly radio show, Planet Love Match Radio®

read more... Expands In China

BEST OF RENCONTRE – Nov 30 – and are collaborating in order to expand in a country, where a site like Jiayuan


Global Personals – Fastest Growing Online Dating Company In EMEA

PRESS RELEASE – Dec 1 – Global Personals is the fastest growing online dating company in EMEA following on from a triple hit of accolades in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 UK and Fast 500 EMEA 2011


Thursday, December 1, 2011

Online dating portal launched

An online dating portal,, is set to be introduced in Nigeria, to cater for young adults and lovers. Spokesperson for BestD8 online dating service, Bolanle Olayinka, said the introduction of the service stems from the need to connect singles for friendships and relationships that will last a lifetime

read more... Launches Blog Dedicated to Helping Black Singles In Dating: Black Dating Women

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 01, 2011 The most thriving online dating site for African-Americans, with nearly millions of unique visitors, knows a thing or two about bringing their loyal readers together in a quest to find their true love


iDate INSIDE Series: Episode #3 –

OPW – Nov 30 – iDate INSIDE are a series of videos covering the inner operations of internet dating companies. The video shows the offices and the culture


Snap Interactive Says Facebook’s New Mobile Channels Are Boosting Its Traffic And Revenue

Facebook launched a new set of social channels for apps to reach mobile users last month, that includes notifications, search, news feed stories and bookmarks in its mobile web and iPhone apps