Online dating stories
Aussies struggle to identify AI in love scams, McAfee study shows
New research unveils that while 41% of men use AI for online dating, there's growing concern over authenticity, with 40% of Australians encountering fake profiles and 25% chatted with a potential partner who turned out to be a fraudster.
Norton's Genie: An AI tool to combat online dating scams
Norton unveils Genie, an AI-based scam detection app, to counter increasingly sophisticated romance scams plaguing online dating realms.
Bumble launches AI tool Deception Detector to counter fake profiles
Bumble Inc. unveils AI-powered Deception Detector to combat fake profiles and scams, resulting in a 45% drop in user reports of false accounts in two months.
Online dating scams have caught 25% of Kiwi adults
The report performed by Norton investigated adults ages 18 and older about online dating, associated scams, and attitudes about online stalking.
Crypto scam targets dating app users on iPhone and Android
A new international cryptocurrency trading scam called CryptoRom targets iPhone and Android users through popular dating apps.
Can artificial intelligence protect people from dating app scams?
A new survey has revealed how much of personal information app users would give to to artificial intelligence.
Online dating users doxed as personal data exposed
1 in 6 online daters have fallen victim to doxing, a new study finds. Personal data exposure on dating platforms remains a concern for users.
Threats of stalking and doxing still loom on dating apps
While dating apps have become safer, they still pose significant risk to users, leaving them vulnerable to threats including cyberstalking and doxing.
Looking for love? Facebook gets in on the dating game
Facebook Dating launches in 20 countries, reshaping romance online.
Tinder unveils 'lite' version of its dating app
Tinder set to charm SE Asia with its new 'Lite' version, aiming for wider reach in emerging markets.
Scams rampant on dating websites and apps
Romance scams cost Brits £50m in 2018, with dating sites and apps the hardest to tackle due to their small, personalised nature, says Action Fraud.
Facebook debuts their take on the dating app
Zuckerberg unveils Facebook Dating at F8, aiming to foster long-term ties for single users.
‘Freaky’ Aussies are ready for holographic dating
Aussies keen on 3D dating, shaping lives with holographic tech, Sony finds.
How your online dating profile can be traced back to your workplace
Online dating apps can go beyond the world of personal matchmaking and be used at weapons for cyber attacks against corporate organisations.
A Tinder app us peasants will never get to use
Celebrity crushes could be so much more than a crush. All you have to do is be any two of famous, attractive, and rich.
Lovers, be careful of dating apps this Valentine’s Day
Beware of malicious dating apps targeting users around Valentine's Day, warns digital risk management firm RiskIQ.
Bad experiences for almost 70 percent of Kiwi online daters - tips for success
If you’re planning to find your Mr or Mrs Right online, then it would pay to take note of the Norton Online Dating Survey first.
Online daters beware: Valentine's Day scammers in full swing
Valentine's Day may not be as rosy as it seems, with a rise in online dating scams, warns ESET researcher Nick Fitzgerald. Stay cautious.
Did Mark Zuckerberg ruin romance?
Connecting with a new love interest on Facebook can doom a relationship, according to a survey from dating site WhatsYourPrice.com.
What we learned from our crazy Kiwi Tinder experiment
With a maximum distance of 80kms, his gender preference set for Women and an age range of 18-29, Intern G was all set to go.
Kiwis not so shallow, according to finding love survey
New Zealanders value honesty and a sense of humor over good looks and intelligence in a romantic partner, says Colmar Brunton.
Police warning Kiwis about extortion on sex websites
Waikato Police warn users of adult internet sites of potential extortion as fraudsters prey on New Zealanders, demanding cash for explicit footage.
How to protect your privacy when you're dating online
The increasing popularity of online dating services in New Zealand has caught the attention of scammers. Here's how to outwit and outlast the scammers.
9 apps to help you survive Valentine’s Day
Dodge the Valentine's Day blues with 9 savvy apps for lovebirds and singles alike – from flirty games to solo adventures.