Since women see men who own pets more favorably, you'd think online daters with cats in their profile pics would get more matches...
From geopolitical tensions over - very - personal data to user strategies, discover the workings of an industry that is responsible for one in three marriages in the United States.
People looking for a potential partners online highly value a sense of humour but immigrants struggle with local jokes.
A relationship psychologist says dating apps probably aren't the best way to find a mate. But if you are using them, he has a few tips.
The emergence of female-oriented erotica has been portrayed as a sign of women's liberation, but research indicates that it reinforces cultural scripts of pornography targeting men.
The coronavirus pandemic affected many aspects of everyday life — including our sex lives. But erotic technologies are gaining wider acceptance as we look for ways to fulfill our desires for intimacy.
Love in a time of corona.
Online dating platforms often provide a safe space for racist attitudes.
It doesn't matter how smooth your conversations have been. Absent the touch, taste and smell of a potential partner, you're essentially flying blind.
While online sex may not be a substitute for intimacy and touch, research shows there are many benefits. Technology can make sex more creative, for instance, and help people explore fantasies.
How do you encourage people to date when social distancing? Apps are trying to figure it out.
Research suggests the impact of dating apps depends on your local dating culture – and that varies hugely around the world.
Tinder was developed as a dating app, but research has found that some find it useful for promotional campaigns and artistic purposes.
Love requires imagination. What happens when this imagination spirals?
This Valentine's Day, a researcher reveals some insights after conducting interviews with young university undergrads to explore their sex lives, dating and intimacy.
Dating app Tinder has come under increasing scrutiny over harassment facilitated by the platform. But its new safety measures, while undoubtedly an improvement, are unlikely to prevent abuse.
A large body of sociological research has found that in North America, young Asian men are twice as likely as Asian women to be single.
App users recognise dating apps have some risks but they've developed a range of strategies to help them feel safer and to better negotiate consent and safe sex.
Romance scammers are clever, well organised and have a number of tried techniques which make them highly successful. But there are ways you can avoid being scammed by a one-sided romance.
A feminist scholar wrote about her online dating experiences. She wasn't expecting the avalanche of negative anti-feminist comments.