Despite extensive efforts by Facebook and other social networks to curb behavior such as cyberbullying and online harassment, a new survey by Pew Research Center found that malicious behavior continues to thrive on the Internet, with 73 percent of respondents having witnessed such activity and 40 percent being on the receiving end of it.
The mobile and Facebook dating sector welcomed a new potential matchmaker Tuesday in social discovery dating service Canoodle, which officially launched its applications for iOS, Android, and Facebook.
When meeting new people, it generally only takes a couple of minutes to form the all-important first impression. That’s the idea behind Mixers, a Facebook dating application that gives webcam-connected users two minutes to chat. If there’s a connection, users can request more time. If not, better luck next time. The app has gained a following in Israel, but now the minds behind Mixers have added the U.S. to its user base.
PinPal is an online dating site that collects users’ information from Facebook, Twitter, and Klout, and then brings it into Pinterest and uses a “secret algorithm” to match up “like-minded Pinterest users” for “no-strings attached dates.” PinPal is also one hell of an elaborate April Fool’s joke.
New York is the apple of Are You Interested users’ eyes, as they view the city as having the hottest singles and best dating.
We know that dating applications have strong usage on Facebook, yet I’m embarrassed to admit that I impulsively bought a premium subscription to Zoosk before I’d gotten a chance to suss out the selection on there.