online dating

Puppy Love

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The dating app tinder is now matching people with a different type of mate.

Tinder got its start by matching people with other users who happened to be in their general area. But if you’re looking for a four legged type of love the app is now matching people with rescue dogs.

Since the profiles of pups in need began popping up last week more than 2,000 matches have been made. Users who swipe yes to one of the puppy pics will receive a message with a link to the organization that rescued and is currently housing the dog. For people looking for more of a short term commitment there is the option of fostering a pooch for two weeks. Or if you’re after a one time hook up you can volunteer to take a dog for a walk.  read more »

Rent a Gent

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Turns out money can buy everything; even a little quality time.

For the starting price of $200 an hour Rent a Gent allows you to buy the man of your choice to fulfill a variety of needs. Some of these include fixing your car, cleaning your house and taking you on a date. But the company does have one strict rule. No matter the purpose of your purchase there is no hanky panky allowed; at least while your gentleman is on the clock.

And no matter your needs the price might be worth it. CEO Sara Shikhman says the interview process to select the men for the site is rigorous. She says she can interview up to one hundred men before finding someone she finds suitable. And after that they still need to demonstrate and prove their skills in front of a panel of women.  read more »

The Cost of Cheating

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Turns out the cost of a cheating heart is more than just a broken relationship.

Thanks to technology it's not wandering eyes we have to worry about; it's twitchy fingers. These days most cheating is done online and since it's a bad to browse dating sites at your home office; employers are paying for your eye candy.

According to the infidelity website Victoria Milan; inappropriate online activity is costing companies $17 million dollars a day in lost productivity. The survey of 4,000 members found that working hours more than any other time of day is used by online cheaters. And the amount of time at work typing sweet nothings is about one and a half hours a day.  read more »

Online Dating

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Love is in the air; but you might have to go online to find it.

It seems that the ability to look online for love is shedding it's negative image of desperation and becoming more socially acceptable.

According to a study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project 59% of American internet users think online dating is a good way to meet people. And 38% of Americans who are single and actively looking say they have used a dating site or app to find that special someone. Of that group 11% of people currently in a long term relationship say they met their partner online.  read more »