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Looking for love in lockdown? Facebook Dating has launched in Ireland
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Looking for love in lockdown? Facebook Dating has launched in Ireland

Oct 22nd 2020, 7:47 AM 24,767 Views 22 Comments

Facebook said Dating had been built with “safety, security and privacy at the forefront”.

Poll: Would you ever go on a 'virtual date'?
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Poll: Would you ever go on a 'virtual date'?

Apr 5th 2020, 9:41 AM 25,139 Views 35 Comments

People have been told to stay at home, but that doesn’t mean they can’t still go on dates.

Love in the time of coronavirus: Texting all day? Going out for dinner on Zoom?
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Love in the time of coronavirus: Texting all day? Going out for dinner on Zoom?

Apr 4th 2020, 10:30 AM 23,883 Views 4 Comments

Whether it’s long-term love or a casual date, people are still searching for romance during this time.

Garda warning over 'romance scams' after victim loses €48,000 in just over a year
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Garda warning over 'romance scams' after victim loses €48,000 in just over a year

Feb 14th 2019, 10:56 AM 24,444 Views 30 Comments

The online scammers convince victims that they have met their perfect match, before asking for money.

'I was shaking. I felt so lost and miserable': Sextortion victim on how online con made his life hell
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'I was shaking. I felt so lost and miserable': Sextortion victim on how online con made his life hell

Dec 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 42,298 Views 7 Comments

A new TG4 documentary is examining the concept of online shaming.

Online dating scammer who tricked ‘vulnerable’ woman into giving him €18,950 gets suspended sentence
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Online dating scammer who tricked ‘vulnerable’ woman into giving him €18,950 gets suspended sentence

Oct 8th 2018, 8:48 PM 33,667 Views 27 Comments

Alan Custy pleaded guilty to the scam and has repaid the money.

Out of your league? Study shows most online daters seek more desirable mates
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Out of your league? Study shows most online daters seek more desirable mates

Aug 12th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,592 Views 10 Comments

The majority of people in the analysed dating networks contact other people who are 25% more desirable than themselves.

Just 8 thoughts you'll have while trying to find the love of your life on Tinder
# Tinder Turmoil
# Tinder Turmoil

Just 8 thoughts you'll have while trying to find the love of your life on Tinder

Aug 5th 2018, 6:00 PM 6,279 Views 0 Comments

‘Is that ANOTHER dick pic?’

Meath man convicted of raping woman he met on dating app
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Meath man convicted of raping woman he met on dating app

Jun 18th 2018, 8:09 PM 35,592 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí arrested Martin Sherlock following a “sting” operation in which officers arranged to meet him as he was selling a phone through Done Deal.

Creator of Tinder-style app for polygamists 'just wants to help' unmarried women
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Creator of Tinder-style app for polygamists 'just wants to help' unmarried women

Oct 7th 2017, 8:00 AM 12,785 Views 21 Comments

The app Ayo Poligami has attracted 56,000 users since its launch in April.

Poll: Have you tried online dating?
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Poll: Have you tried online dating?

Apr 24th 2017, 12:45 PM 23,405 Views 74 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

Japan court upholds death sentence for 'black widow' who killed three boyfriends
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Japan court upholds death sentence for 'black widow' who killed three boyfriends

Apr 14th 2017, 5:47 PM 12,106 Views 12 Comments

Kanae Kijima killed the three men through carbon monoxide poisoning, by burning charcoal briquettes after giving them sleeping tablets.

Catholic group fails to shut down 'immoral' infidelity dating site
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Catholic group fails to shut down 'immoral' infidelity dating site

Feb 12th 2017, 6:30 PM 31,787 Views 58 Comments

The site called its court win a “victory of freedom of speech over religious bigotry”.

Looking to meet people online? Then be a humble, "real" person
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Looking to meet people online? Then be a humble, "real" person

Jul 23rd 2016, 9:30 AM 15,367 Views 30 Comments

The authors found viewers judged people who were perceived as overly bragging about themselves, their looks, or their accomplishments as less trustworthy.

Dating website apologises for calling red hair and freckles 'imperfections'
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Dating website apologises for calling red hair and freckles 'imperfections'

Apr 12th 2016, 9:35 PM 23,715 Views 41 Comments

People were not happy with Match.com’s campaign.

Poll: Have you ever dated someone you met online?
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Poll: Have you ever dated someone you met online?

Apr 1st 2016, 9:23 AM 20,287 Views 80 Comments

Have you found love on the Internet? We want to know…

This guy completely lost it over text when his Tinder date cancelled
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# Online Dating

This guy completely lost it over text when his Tinder date cancelled

Mar 10th 2016, 6:51 PM 15,512 Views 4 Comments

Oh HELL no.

11 facts of life if you met your other half online
# Plenty Of Fish
# Plenty Of Fish

11 facts of life if you met your other half online

Feb 6th 2016, 11:00 AM 9,756 Views 0 Comments

It’s the new ‘normal’.

Founder of 'white people' dating site says he's not racist as he dated a black woman once
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Founder of 'white people' dating site says he's not racist as he dated a black woman once

Jan 5th 2016, 7:00 PM 17,202 Views 51 Comments

Where White People Meet has been causing controversy in the US.

The 17 greatest Tinder smackdowns of 2015
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# I'm Yelling Tinder

The 17 greatest Tinder smackdowns of 2015

Dec 23rd 2015, 1:00 PM 10,977 Views 1 Comment

“Is that Ryan in your picture?”

It's very Irish to be ashamed if you don’t stumble upon love by some act of serendipity
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It's very Irish to be ashamed if you don’t stumble upon love by some act of serendipity

Dec 20th 2015, 7:30 PM 580 Views 21 Comments

“Actually admitting that we would be happier in a relationship seems to be an emotional hot potato,” says Rena Maycock.

This woman wrote a book featuring all the morto messages she’s been sent on OK Cupid
# They Really Said This
# They Really Said This

This woman wrote a book featuring all the morto messages she’s been sent on OK Cupid

Oct 15th 2015, 8:15 AM 5,950 Views 1 Comment

And there were LOADS.

This girl freaked a guy out on Tinder by informing him that women pee
# A Wee Problem
# A Wee Problem

This girl freaked a guy out on Tinder by informing him that women pee

Oct 14th 2015, 7:54 PM 13,874 Views 8 Comments

Dammit gals, our secret is out.

11 times online dating was just the worst
# Not OK Cupid
# Not OK Cupid

11 times online dating was just the worst

Oct 5th 2015, 9:30 PM 10,264 Views 3 Comments

Nooooooo.

This guy has taken his Tinder game to a whole new level of cringe
# Dear Tinderella
# Dear Tinderella

This guy has taken his Tinder game to a whole new level of cringe

Aug 3rd 2015, 4:37 PM 8,531 Views 4 Comments

Ground, swally us up.

'Fancy a ride?': People tell us why and how they use Tinder
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'Fancy a ride?': People tell us why and how they use Tinder

Jul 27th 2015, 10:48 PM 127,866 Views 90 Comments

Our readers talk hooking up, finding love and REALLY bad dates.

This man built a startup with zero funding and kept everything when it sold for $575 million
# Hook Line And Sinker
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# Hook Line And Sinker

This man built a startup with zero funding and kept everything when it sold for $575 million

Jul 15th 2015, 11:37 AM 30,661 Views 10 Comments

His dating site, Plenty of Fish, has been picked up by Match for a very tidy sum.

11 people who came on WAY too strong
# Cling Ons
# Cling Ons

11 people who came on WAY too strong

Jul 11th 2015, 4:30 PM 8,220 Views 0 Comments

Grade A cling ons.

It's a jungle out there – how do you date successfully in modern Ireland?
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It's a jungle out there – how do you date successfully in modern Ireland?

Jun 22nd 2015, 12:45 AM 1,710 Views 29 Comments

The rules of engagement for dating, both in Ireland and around the world, have changed.

A website that helps people find affairs has been hacked - along with personal information
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A website that helps people find affairs has been hacked - along with personal information

May 24th 2015, 1:31 PM 24,204 Views 29 Comments

Bad news if you’re cheating on your spouse.

10 mistakes Irish lads constantly make on Tinder
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# Swipe Right

10 mistakes Irish lads constantly make on Tinder

May 15th 2015, 1:18 PM 20,257 Views 8 Comments

Asking women if they’re “horny” :(

10 of the best burns ever dealt out on Tinder
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# Shot Down

10 of the best burns ever dealt out on Tinder

May 14th 2015, 10:35 AM 14,997 Views 4 Comments

It’s a jungle out there.

17 Tinder bios that will make you want to stay single forever
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# Swipe Left

17 Tinder bios that will make you want to stay single forever

Apr 29th 2015, 1:17 PM 14,565 Views 0 Comments

It’s a jungle out there.

Dublin people think they're really sexy
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Dublin people think they're really sexy

Mar 25th 2015, 9:15 PM 31,623 Views 61 Comments

A study found Dublin people are most likely on dating profiles to say they are sexy.

Is your name one of the most attractive in online dating?

Is your name one of the most attractive in online dating?

Mar 11th 2015, 8:32 AM 6,455 Views 4 Comments

Gimme dem swipes.

Seek muscular male with quality rump? Irish bulls could soon be online dating
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Seek muscular male with quality rump? Irish bulls could soon be online dating

Jan 10th 2015, 5:30 PM 9,272 Views 8 Comments

Unfortunately love will remain virtual, with no long walks or passionate moments in a field.

8 struggles everyone who has tried online dating knows all too well
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# Swipe Right

8 struggles everyone who has tried online dating knows all too well

Jan 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 31,822 Views 55 Comments

Love is a battlefield.

Looking for love in 2015? Tonight could be your lucky night
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# Oh What A Night

Looking for love in 2015? Tonight could be your lucky night

Jan 4th 2015, 4:00 PM 4,846 Views 2 Comments

Tonight, January 4, is expected to be the biggest night for online dating sign-ups all year.

Here's how Connect 4 could get you a date on Tinder
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# Missed Connections

Here's how Connect 4 could get you a date on Tinder

Jan 1st 2015, 1:41 PM 5,057 Views 0 Comments

YOUR TURN.

This Instagram account is collecting the absolute worst men on Tinder
# Bye Felipe
# Bye Felipe

This Instagram account is collecting the absolute worst men on Tinder

Nov 3rd 2014, 9:35 PM 11,015 Views 3 Comments

Ew.

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