IAC CEO: We have a 23-year head start on online dating, Facebook ‘cannot just uproot us’ with new app

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Some Houstonians hiring professionals for online dating profile pictures

With dating websites getting better at making perfect matches, more people are turning to them to find love. But that also means people are stepping up their game to make a good first impression. They say love is a many splendored thing. They also say love is a battlefield. If that’s the case, maybe you …

Facebook to play cupid in online dating debut

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) – Facebook Inc is entering the dating game, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday, planning a dating service to matchmake millions of people on the world’s largest online social network and nudge them into spending more time there. The service, which Facebook had considered offering for over a decade and …

Chinese man held over ‘online dating scam using voice manipulation device’

A man in northern China has been arrested over allegations that he used a voice-changing device in an online dating scam that conned another man out of 450,000 yuan (US$70,700), according to reports. The 23-year-old, surnamed Wang, from Harbin, capital of China’s northernmost province of Heilongjiang, was suspected of defrauding a man over 2,000 kilometres …

Why Millennials Will Swipe Left on Facebook’s New Dating Service

On May 1, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the social networking site’s foray into online dating. “There are 200 million people on Facebook who list themselves as single,” Zuckerberg said at the F8 Conference in San Jose, Calif. “So clearly there’s something to do here.” Within hours, stocks for Match Group—the parent company to OkCupid, …

Gang members convicted in online dating murder scheme in DeKalb

DeKalb County District Attorney Sherry Boston announces a conviction by jury trial in the homicide case against three gang members, including a female decoy, tied to a deadly online dating scheme. Jurors returned guilty verdicts Wednesday against 28-year-old Demarco “Blazalino” Butler, 26-year-old Antonio “Killa” Avery, and 22-year-old Nashea Poole on charges of Murder, Felony Murder, …