Dating

In this undated photo provided by Hinge is a page from the dating app. Justin McLeod, who launched Hinge in 2011, thinks that dating apps should be focused on getting people offline. Hinge's tag line is "the app that's designed to be deleted." (Hinge via AP)
February 21, 2020 - 1:34 pm
LONDON (AP) — While taboos surrounding online dating are long gone, some of today’s app users are sick of the endless swiping and virtual pen-paling that leads nowhere when it comes to long-term relationships, according to industry leaders who are responding with new ways to get users off their...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2015, file photo, a man uses the dating app Tinder in New Delhi. A House subcommittee is investigating popular dating services such as Tinder and Bumble for allegedly allowing minors and sex offenders to use their services. Bumble, the Meet Group, Grindr and the Match Group, which owns such popular services as Tinder, Match.com and OkCupid, are the current targets of the investigation by the House Oversight and Reform subcommittee on economic and consumer policy. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal, File)
January 30, 2020 - 6:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A House subcommittee is investigating popular dating services such as Tinder and Bumble for allegedly allowing minors and sex offenders to use their services. Bumble, Grindr, The Meet Group and the Match Group, which owns such popular services as Tinder, Match.com and OkCupid,...
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October 13, 2019 - 8:35 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials say an increase in sexually transmitted diseases to the highest numbers reported in decades can be linked to the prevalence of online dating. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis have increased significantly in...
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FILE - This Oct. 26, 2009, file photo, shows the IAC building, InterActiveCorp owns Match Group, in New York. The Federal Trade Commission is suing Match Group for allegedly using fake love interest ads to trick consumers into paying for a subscription to dating site Match.com. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
September 25, 2019 - 1:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission is suing Match Group for allegedly using fake love interest ads to trick consumers into paying for a subscription to dating site Match.com The site lets people create profiles for free but you need to pay for a subscription to respond to messages. Match...
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This undated product image provide by Facebook shows screenshots of Facebook Dating, a mobile-only matchmaking service. On Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, the service will launch in the U.S. (Facebook via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 11:02 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is tackling a new frontier: love. Facebook Dating, a matchmaking service the company already offers in Brazil, Canada and 17 other countries, will arrive in the U.S. on Thursday. But after years of privacy missteps by the social network, will people trust it with their...
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A pedestrian passes Valentine's day stuffed animals for sale ahead of the holiday in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. The Federal Trade Commission announced this week that romance-related scams have surged recently and generated more losses than any other consumer fraud reported to the agency last year. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 13, 2019 - 4:08 pm
Is it love? Maybe not. The FTC announced this week that romance-related scams have surged recently and generated more losses than any other consumer fraud reported to the agency last year. The number of these romance scams reported to the agency jumped from 8,500 in 2015 to more than 21,000 in 2018...
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Heather Furr
Off The Beat With Brett Jensen Podcast
February 03, 2019 - 9:37 pm
Brett talks about a strange interaction he had with a coach while on the beat for Clemson. Then for part 2 of our interview with Sheri relationships and dating. Then Brett gets into the grittier side of online dating.
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Heather Furr
Off The Beat With Brett Jensen Podcast
January 27, 2019 - 10:30 pm
Brett Jensen Talks with Sheri Lynch (Of The Worldwide Bob & Sheri Show) in the first of a two-part series. We're discussing living life in the public eye and what that means for love, kids, divorce and everything in between. But First, Brett takes you behind the scenes on how he scored one of...
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Americas Test Kitchen
Off The Beat With Brett Jensen Podcast
November 19, 2018 - 6:41 pm
What are some of the holiday pitfalls you could encounter when making dinner for your guest? Also, we'll bet you didn't know that Bridget Lancaster from America's Test Kitchen brews her own beer. In his weekly behind the scenes story, Brett describes an intimate and awkward situation when reporting...
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Off The Beat With Brett Jensen Podcast
November 12, 2018 - 3:35 am
What happened on Election night? What were some of the key differences behind the scenes of each victory party? Then, Brett Jensen gets the chance to talk with Ric Flair about coming out of a coma and life after. You'll also hear some interesting exploits from Brett's days a sports reporter as told...
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