OkCupid

Reality TV & Documentary: Glamour Video, Daughter Helps Mom on Dating Site

Seeking a real mother and daughter for a video for Glamour. Head of talent states: "A 6- to 9-year-old daughter creates an OkCupid account for her …

Reality TV

These are the best date spots in Austin, according to dating site OkCupid

You swiped and swiped, braving users who think “sup” is a great conversation starter, until finally finding a match worthy of a date. Now comes the …

Texas

I’m not DTF, OKCupid

For the last few weeks, I noticed a lot of pop art style, beautiful billboards from OKCupid all around San Francisco. Every time I saw one, it would …

Relationships

DTF? The Chicago Transit Authority isn't

The Chicago Transit Authority is not DTF. The CTA, which runs the city's 'L' trains and busses, has refused to run an ad campaign by OKCupid that has …

Advertising Industry

Is it OK to get engaged super early? Kathie Lee and Hoda find out

A lot of celebrities are getting engaged and married super young and very early on in their relationships, but is that OK? Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb sit down with Melissa Hobley from OkCupid and Cosmopolitan Editor-in-Chief Michele Promaulayko get some answers!

Relationships

OKCupid Says ACLU Supporters On The App Actually Get More Dates

There's good news for progressives seeking romance and justice. OkCupid's Chief Marketing Officer Melissa Hobley told <i>The Hill</i> that OkCupid users with …

Relationships

Not everybody in Chicago is down with OKCupid's new DTF ad campaign

click to enlarge<p>Some local city agencies apparently aren't DTF.<p>Or at the very least, they're not cool with OKCupid using the casual sex acronym in a …

Relationships

A Tinder Moment, a Gift From OkCupid and a Bumble Officiant

Before their wedding last November at a seaside resort outside Ogunquit, Me., Farah and Michael Walsh were finalizing their guest list. Of the 200 people on their A-list of invitees, one name stood out: OkCupid.<p>The couple met on the online dating platform four years ago. They went on their first …

Relationships

My Quest to Get My Data Back From Facebook, OkCupid and More

Last month, the world's most far-reaching data privacy regulation took effect in Europe. Consumers there can now not only ask companies to delete or …

Online Privacy

Hinge CEO Justin McLeod: Dating App's 'Match' Will Help it Grow

<i>By: Madison Alworth</i><p>Millennial matchmaking app Hinge found itself a partner, handing over a big part of itself to digital dating conglomerate Match …

Tech Industry

Sponsored: The Best City to Date a Beer-Drinker

<i>Produced by October for OkCupid.</i><p>If there’s anything we've learned so far, it’s that beer is better enjoyed in the company of a fellow beer-lover. …

Fort Lauderdale

Postmates, OkCupid, Broadway Stars, and More Partner with ACLU During LGBT Pride Month

NEW YORK — In celebration of LGBT Pride Month, the American Civil Liberties Union has partnered with a variety of businesses and celebrities to work …

LGBTQI

Tinder parent company CEO on buying controlling stake in dating app Hinge

Joey Levin, IAC CEO, discusses the company's controlling stake in dating app Hinge and how the parent company to brands like Match.com, Tinder, and …

Relationships

Match Group, which runs dating services including Tinder and OKCupid, says it's bought a controlling stake in rival app Hinge, after first investing last year

Die Hard

The cofounder of OKCupid says immigration is 'the ultimate entrepreneurship'

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider<p><b>Sam Yagan was born in the United States after his parents immigrated from Syria.</b>• <b><br>Yagan cofounded SparkNotes and</b> …

Entrepreneurship

Starting a company won't make you a good CEO, the serial-entrepreneur cofounder of OKCupid says

It didn't take Sam Yagan long to start his first company — he didn't even have a college degree yet. But creating a company successfully takes more than a good idea; it takes leadership and the ability to accept failure.<p>In his senior year of college at Harvard University, Yagan and his close …

Self-improvement

OkCupid's "Right To Love Badge" Shows Your Support For The ACLU Right On Your Dating Profile

We've moved <i>way</i> past the days when politics was thought to be a taboo subject in the world of dating. Many of us now choose to bring it up, right from …

Relationships

7 LGBTQ+ People Talk Dating In The Trump Era

Only a couple of weeks into Trump's polarizing presidency, dating apps started noticing major changes in their users' behavior: OkCupid saw a 37% …

LGBTQI

Goodbye OKCupid

They banned me from OKCupid. I’d say who knows why but you know it was some fat bluehair with a hard on for right wing future van murderers. Their …

Relationships

Facebook is adding dating features, pushing into Tinder and OKCupid's territory

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Facebook doesn't just want to help you connect with friends anymore -- it wants to help you date.<p>CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced …

Cleveland

Dating dos and don’ts for the digital age: DO have the right mindset

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 3:27<p>April 20th, 2018<p>Melissa Hobley of dating app OkCupid, relationship expert George James and Ali Beck, author of “The Brilliant Bachelorette,” join Kathie Lee Gifford and Jenna Bush Hager for a lively discussion about dating do’s and …

Digital Age

13 Online Daters Share The Funniest Pick-Up Lines They’ve Ever Heard

In an effort to avoid the generic trap of saying, "hey," plenty of online daters have turned to ~clever~ pickup lines as an opening message to their …

Online Dating

20-somethings think they're more open to interracial relationships — but you wouldn't know it by the people they choose to date

Tinder just released the results of a survey on interracial dating — and the findings seem hopeful.<p>Respondents were 4,244 people (not just Tinder users) ages 24 to 25 living in the US, the UK, Australia, and France. As many as 63% said they've felt more confident about dating people from different …

Relationships

The Perfect Match: Beer, Feminism and Weed

OkCupid also found another activity that shares this feminist tendency: smoking marijuana. It’s an activity that’s less driven by conventional …

Beer

Anti-Gay Group Really Wants W+K’s ‘DTF’ OKCupid Ads to Disappear, You Guys

Last month, W+K launched a “DTF” campaign for OkCupid, redefining the term in ways meant to showcase the different types of couples who meet with the …

Advertising Industry

OkCupid's 'distasteful and sexually explicit' DTF ad campaign draws criticism from conservative group

OkCupid’s new ad campaign is drawing criticism from a conservative advocacy group, which has started a petition to have it removed.<p>CitizenGo, a right-wing organization, claims the dating site’s "DTF" ad campaign “promotes lesbian sex, prostitution, drug use and promiscuity, and it will be viewed by …

Online Dating

OkCupid’s ‘DTF’ ad campaign draws criticism

A conservative advocacy group is not down with dating website OkCupid’s new “DTF” ad campaign.<p>The group, CitizenGo, has launched a petition calling …

News Industry

Creative Director's Choice: BBH NY's Jackie Anzaldi and Lindsey Lanpher on OkCupid's DTF campaign

Creative Director’s Choice gives creative directors a chance to highlight the current work they think is the best out in the ad world – the ads and …

Advertising

12 hard truths about relationships no one wants to believe

Everyone knows relationships are hard, and take effort to maintain, and sometimes disappoint you.<p>Except, of course, <i>your</i> relationship. That's different. Or so everyone likes to believe.<p>Below, we've listed some of the truest but hardest-to-accept insights about modern romance. If you can get past …

Relationships

Dating App OkCupid Asks Guests to Get Creative with "D.T.F."

OkCupid's DTFix Dating Party<p>Catering Pinch Food Design<br>• Custom Build, Flowers City Iris<br>• Design, Production Small Girls PR<br>• Photo Booth The Bosco<br>• Venue IAC …

Event Planning