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Dating site OkCupid also experiments on its users

Stuart O'Connor Internet, Websites Leave a Comment

To paraphrase the Smashing Pumpkins, despite all our rage we are still just rats in a cage... In June, Facebook disclosed that it had tested to see if emotions were contagious, deliberately manipulating the emotional content of the news feeds for 700,000 people. Now it seems that Facebook is not the only website that conducts…

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DatingDirect.com partners with Vodafone to offer mobile dating service

Andy Merrett Internet, Mobile phones, Web 2.0, Websites

dating_direct_vodafone_service.jpgDatingDirect.com, the UK’s largest dating service, has announced a new partnership with Vodafone to bring a mobile dating service to the Vodafone Mobile Internet service.

This will give Vodafone users complete access to the Dating Direct website, and its 3.5m active members, straight from their mobile phone.

The new service has been developed and optimised for mobile phone use, and will allow users to browse images and profiles, manage their own content, upload photos, and even sign up as a new member directly from their mobile.

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Men enthusiastic about webcam dating: women turned off, survey suggests

Andy Merrett Internet

webcam_heart.jpgThe dating and friendship web site makefriendsonline.com has discovered that only men are really interested in video chat via a webcam.

When the site asked its members if they’d like a Video Chat option, 75% of men were eager to try it out, while only 44% of women liked the idea.

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