OKCupid Steps in it by Removing ‘Visitors’ and Pitching its Removal as a “Feature”

OKCupid Steps in it by Removing ‘Visitors’ and Pitching its Removal as a “Feature”

OKCupid (OKC) announced today that it had removed the ‘Visitors’ feature, with which a user could see who had visited their profile, meaning that now everyone has incognito visiting. Only ‘Incognito’ now means your profile is hidden from everyone unless you choose to make it available to them. A List now only offers the advantage of seeing if someone ‘Liked’ you even if you haven’t liked them, and Incognito is a separate service for $9.95 a month. Confused? You won’t be after this week’s episode of OkCupid Steps in It.

How to Change Your Date of Birth on Match.com

How to Change Your Date of Birth on Match.com

There are any number of reasons that one may want to change or update one’s age and birthday information on Match.com, including that you accidentally entered the wrong date of birth when you signed up, or that you intentionally put the wrong birth date (particularly the year) in order to ‘trick the algorithms’ (which is the excuse that most people give when they cop to having lied about their age on a dating site). Whatever the reason, if you now want to correct your date of birth on Match.com you may find that it seems impossible. But it’s not. Here’s how to update your date of birth on Match.com.

Breadcrumbing – Worse than Ghosting?

Breadcrumbing – Worse than Ghosting?

Which do you think is worse: being breadcrumbed or being ghosted? We have previously written about ghosting, which is when someone with whom you have had a date, or have been texting or emailing (or, heaven forbid, talking with on the phone), disappears without even the courtesy of telling you that they have decided that they are not interested, or are perhaps interested in or seeing someone else. Breadcrumbing, on the other hand, is when they don’t disappear, even though they are no longer genuinely interested in you.

Adult Friend Finders, Cams.com and Penthouse Accounts Among Massive Hack and Data Leak

Adult Friend Finders, Cams.com and Penthouse Accounts Among Massive Hack and Data Leak

Those of you who breathed a sigh of relief over the hacking of the Ashley Madison adult cheaters site because instead you are on one of the Friend Finder sex hookup sites, such as Adult Friend Finder (AdultFriendFinder.com) – guess what? It turns out that last month Friend Finder Networks, parent company of Adult Friend Finder and other associated sites such as Penthouse.com, Cams.com, iCams.com, and Stripshow.com – totaling over 412 million accounts – was hacked, exposing email addresses, passwords, and IP addresses – everything your spouse or significant other needs to nail you nailing someone else.

How to Unsubscribe from Match.com When You Signed Up through the Match App via the App Store

How to Unsubscribe from Match.com When You Signed Up through the Match App via the App Store

If you are trying to cancel your paid subscription with Match.com and get the message “You are currently subscribed through the iTunes App Store. Please log in to your iTunes account to manage any subscription issues” when logged into Match on your computer, you may be having trouble figuring out exactly how to do that. They certainly don’t make it easy (but of course it’s easy enough to sign up for that paid subscription.

MeetMindful is the Dating Site for People Living the Mindful Life

MeetMindful is the Dating Site for People Living the Mindful Life

MeetMindful is one of the newest dating sites and apps on the block. Aimed at helping people find other singles living the mindful life, MeetMindful is the online dating service for those singles who self-identify as spiritual or otherwise mindful, and who are into yoga, meditation, mindful eating lifestyles (vegetarian, vegan, paleo, raw, etc.). It’s where the mindful meetup.

Have You Been Ghosted by Someone with Whom You had a Date? Why do People Ghost?

Have You Been Ghosted by Someone with Whom You had a Date? Why do People Ghost?

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to talk about ghosts. Only, we mean online dating ghosts. Oh, we don’t mean sipping coffee with Casper. ‘Ghosting’ or to be ‘ghosted’ means that you had a date, and then the person simply vanished. They didn’t bother to call you (or email or text you) to tell you that they weren’t interested, they simply let their lack of communication do it for them, figuring you’d get the (uncommunicated) message. Why do people ghost? And if you’ve been ghosted, tell us about it!