Actor Simu Liu is poking fun at some dating app users who use his photos to catfish their potential dates.
To all the people using my photos on dating apps… I question your taste pic.twitter.com/qK3IP4Tuck
Four university students in Guangzhou city, China recently launched a mobile dating game aimed to help women identify a pick up artist.
The developers of the game were inspired to create the app, “PUA Investigative Report,” after hearing online groups offering men courses on how to manipulate women into total submission, sometimes resorting to violence.
There is a significant gender disparity on India’s online dating platforms that put the men at a massive disadvantage.
A recent study conducted by local dating app Woo has revealed that there are about three men for every woman on dating apps in India.
Scott Chen, the president of gay dating app Grindr, has backtracked on his recent comments on the issue of gay marriage after generating backlash from within the app’s own community.
Chen had earlier wrote in a lengthy Facebook post that he believes “marriage is a holy matrimony between a man and a woman.” It was posted just days after voters in Taiwan rejected same-sex marriage in a referendum.
Chinese authorities shut down multiple dating apps after hundreds of thousands of customers complained that the sexy women they were chatting with online turned out to be artificial intelligence (AI) bots.
A dozen dating apps run by 21 firms in China have been closed down over fraud allegations, according to a report by the New Express (via the South China Morning Post). Clients who were seeking dates online found themselves communicating with AI computer programs in some of the apps.
Pokémon Go lovers unite! Thanks to a new dating service called Pokédates, players can now find love while they’re out finding Pokémon.
Pokédates arranges single Pokémon Go players to meet up with each other at augmented reality destinations in the game, otherwise known as Pokéstops and gyms.
Data from the popular dating app Coffee Meets Bagel suggests that singles in Hong Kong are the most desperate to find love.
Daters in Hong Kong apparently use the San Francisco-based dating app more often than those in other parts of the world. According to data collected from the app, 66% of users in Hong Kong log onto Coffee Meets Bagel everyday.