Relationship site The IceBreak gives Couple Therapy by Computer

Hit a wall in your relationship? You might think that going for a dinner date or having a Talk is the answer. But how about signing into a website, answering some questions and looking at how your responses compare…

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Anna LeachRelationship site The IceBreak gives Couple Therapy by Computer

Nerdy girls are more likely to be into "rough sex" – another fun fact from OkayCupid

Women who use the words "dorky" or "nerdy" to describe themselves are also more likely to be into uh rough sex, according to some stats from dating site OkayCupid. The same isn't true for men. Of course, words like tattoo…

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Anna LeachNerdy girls are more likely to be into "rough sex" – another fun fact from OkayCupid

Tweet a lot? You're more likely to masturbate & have short relationships

Apparently people who are more active on Twitter have shorter relationships, and uh, are more likely to masturbate. Are we surprised? It's all science. The data has been compiled by dating site OkayCupid. Their users answer a lot of…

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Anna LeachTweet a lot? You're more likely to masturbate & have short relationships

Cupid's little helpers: Top 10 dating apps

There was a time when online dating was considered only as a last resort for the lonely hearts of the world, a reserve of the desperate and needy littered with the photos of loveless catowners. Over the past couple of…

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LauraMuldoonCupid's little helpers: Top 10 dating apps

Why you should ask your date if he thinks nuclear war is exciting: Helpful, statistically-backed dating advice from OkayCupid.com

If you want your dates to be statistically above-average successful, then you should cast an eye over this research by dating site OkayCupid. These guys have trawled through 736million responses from their members about dating conversations and come up…

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Anna LeachWhy you should ask your date if he thinks nuclear war is exciting: Helpful, statistically-backed dating advice from OkayCupid.com

Love.co.uk offers, yes, LOVE – plus some personalised dating tips

Been leaving the search for true love a little late again this year? Well, maybe this handy little website will help you. Yes, it is a new dating website. YES IT IS. Optimistically named Love.co.uk (I suppose half-heartedshag.co.uk wouldn't…

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Anna LeachLove.co.uk offers, yes, LOVE – plus some personalised dating tips

First Date, Second Life – the site bringing dating to the virtual world

With the strapline "First Date, Second Life" – PlzSayYes is a dating site with a twist – the twist being that instead of meeting and dating people in the Starbucks down the road, you get to meet them in…

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Anna LeachFirst Date, Second Life – the site bringing dating to the virtual world

Fatepod: a dating site for following up on those chance encounters

At ShinyShiny we maintain a healthy interest in both online dating sites and things with silly names, so of course we were delighted to hear about new online dating site called "Fatepod", launching on Monday. I don't know where…

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Anna LeachFatepod: a dating site for following up on those chance encounters

How technology has changed dating for ever..

Things ain't like how they used to be. In the past twenty years, technology has changed everything from the publishing industry to home videos. Dating has not escaped. Tell us what you think in the poll at the bottom……

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Anna LeachHow technology has changed dating for ever..

Google accused of sexism for censoring cougars but accepting sugardaddies

In another case of a tech company getting involved with public morals, Google came under flak for branding a dating site where older women can meet younger men as "not family safe". This time, the tech giant is accused…

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Anna LeachGoogle accused of sexism for censoring cougars but accepting sugardaddies

Porn industry blames $74m decline on the rise of online dating

Contrary to everything ever written, it seems that people are actually getting a bit tired of porn on the internet. Turns out they'd rather engage in flirtatious chat, profile skimming and all the other things that comprise online dating. It…

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Anna LeachPorn industry blames $74m decline on the rise of online dating

Fancy a Virtual Date? Weopia adds virtual dates to the online search for love

Apparently, people find online dating a bit frustrating. Daters spend a lot of time searching profiles but alliances and flirtations formed online don't always translate into to good dates in real life. New site Weopia claims they bridge the…

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Anna LeachFancy a Virtual Date? Weopia adds virtual dates to the online search for love

The Wall Street Journal offers advice on Facebook relationships – thanks.

Not content with being a leading financial authority on issues like – should I sell or buy 10,000 BP shares today? The Wall Street Journal is now doling out Online Relationship Advice – so listen up netizens.

However, after a little read of the article “When Old Flames beckon on Facebook” we feel that perhaps the Journal doesn’t carry the same weight in this area as it does in the zone of the stock markets. Seriously, What Would the Wall Street Journal Do? is not and should not be the question on your lips when that old boyfriend from college adds you as a friend on Facebook.

But in investigating the fraught question of whether to accept friendship requests from old flames, the WSJ makes a few interesting points… and comes up with some Rules.

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Anna LeachThe Wall Street Journal offers advice on Facebook relationships – thanks.