Momo buys Tantan, China’s Tinder, for over $600M as Chinese social networks consolidate

WeChat is far and away the biggest messaging platform in China at the moment, and that is helping to drive a push among the smaller players to get together for better scale. Today, Momo, the Chinese l

OKCupid’s rating sinks as users rebel over new ‘real name’ policy

OKCupid’s users are angry – very, very angry. Just ahead of the new year, the company made a radical change to its policies, and now requires people to use real names instead of an OKCupid

How to secure your data after the Cloudflare leak

Cloudflare revealed yesterday that a bug in its code caused sensitive data to leak from some of the major websites that use its performance enhancement and security services. Uber, Fitbit, OkCupid and

ODately Is A Concierge Service Taking Aim At Cash Rich, Time Poor Online Daters

Who has time to swipe Tinder these days? Or wade through the seven circles of weird messaging hell on OKCupid? Too many people, evidently, which is why the whole online dating thang can feel more like

Meet One Of The Tech Dudes Who Dated Those Women Flown In From NYC To Meet Tech Dudes

The very idea of it was appalling to many - an online dating site, the Dating Ring, was shipping women from New York City to date San Francisco tech dudes. Greg Benson was one of those tech dudes.

#Love: I’m Single, Therefore I Tinder

In the game of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/tinder/">Tinder</a>, you win or you get bored and give up. That is pretty much standard operating procedure for anyone with a smartphone and a l

OkCupid Offers Firefox Visitors Links To Alternate Browsers To Protest New Mozilla CEO

Online dating site OkCupid is presenting Firefox visitors with something other than the standard home page you’d normally encounter – instead, there’s a lengthy message apologizing for t

Tallygram, OkCupid’s Foray Into Friend Finding On Facebook, Hits The Deadpool

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.tallygram.com">Tallygram</a>, a Facebook-based friend finding app created by dating site <a target="_blank" href="http://www.okcupid.com">OKCupid</a>, has shut down

OkCupid Launches Standalone ‘Crazy Blind Date’ Service For Blind Mini-Dates

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.okcupid.com/">OkCupid</a> has risen to be one of the most popular dating sites on the web, complete with a mobile offering on iOS and Android. But today marks the l

OkCupid Asks Ad-Blocker Users To Go Ad-Free Forever For $5 With This Smart, Funny Banner

"So normally there would be an ad in this spot. But you're using an ad-blocker like a boss. Here's a solution: You donate $5 to us once, & we remove all ads from the site forever." That's the tex

OKCupid Integrates Location Based Dating Into iOS And Android Apps

Online dating site <a href="http://www.okcupid.com/">OkCupid</a> is making a big move today in the mobile space—the service is adding location-based functionality to its Android and iOS mobile apps.

JDate Slaps Zoosk, OkCupid, And 2RedBeans With Patent Lawsuit Over Secret Admiring

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/hot.png" class="shot2">It appears that Jewish dating site <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/product/jdate">JDate</a> has filed a patent lawsu

IAC's Match.com Acquires Online Dating Site OkCupid For $50M In Cash

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/okcupid-picture.png" class="shot2">IAC's Match.com is continuing its acquisition strategy today with the <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/ne

OKCupid Says: Learn To Use Your Camera If You Want To Get Busy

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/PerformanceByCameraModel.png" />While TechCrunch has <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/08/10/gadget-porn/">their own conclusions<

OkCupid Checks Out The Dynamics Of Attraction And Your Love Inbox

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/heartbox-215x143.png" width="215" height="143" />Every few weeks Internet dating site <a href="http://www.okcupid.com">OkCupid</a> uses the po

OKCupid Spins Off Quiz Engine, HelloQuizzy

OKCupid, a free online dating site, found that users were not only interested in creating and taking its tests to establish their compatibility with others. They were also using them for a range of pl