Romance Scams

Online Dating Magazine has released an infographic that deals with the topic of romance scams. You can see (and even republish on your site/blog) that infographic below. The two most interesting elements from the infographic:

1) That more than 50% of those targeted (at least in Australia) fall victim to romance scams.

2) That in the US, men (50-59) lose just over $3.5 million a year while US women (50-59) lose $18.8 million.

Online Dating Magazine’s Romance Scam Infographic:

eHarmony User Account Passwords Hacked

Online dating service eHarmony was hacked, recently, resulting in the hacker obtaining nearly 1.5 million passwords from eHarmony accounts. According to Online Dating Magazine: "eHarmony says that it has reset the passwords of the 1.5 million … [Continue reading]

YouTube SPAM Videos Ruining Online Dating Category

YouTube Spam is Out of Control

(May 25, 2012) YouTube's lack of username spam reporting is resulting in tens of thousands of spam videos appearing on YouTube, with most going undetected for years, if ever. The result is irrelevant searches on the service that allow spammers to … [Continue reading]

May 2012 eHarmony Free Communication Weekend

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First Ever Urgent Warning Issued by Online Dating Magazine

(February 23, 2012) Online Dating Magazine, a publication and watchdog group for online daters and singles, has issued its first ever urgent warning dealing with a new variation on the romance scam. Online Dating Magazine says that scammers have … [Continue reading]

ASL plz – Online Dating Short Film

It seems that a guy has found the love of his life online. Who knew that online dating was so good at connecting people that share chemistry? The following online dating short film is titled "ASL plz". It's about a guy who is communicating with a … [Continue reading]

Social Etiquette on a First Date

In the video below, Sharlene Santana (known as the SOCIALbee Junkie) shares some tips on how to act and behave on a first date or when meeting someone new in a social setting. Some of the tips include: > No texting or talking on your phone at … [Continue reading]

Straight to the Point – Jen & Christy on Online Dating

One of the great things about YouTube is that virtually anyone can use it to share their opinions. Take for example, Jen & Christy in the video below. They decided to start a channel offering their opinions and advice. Now before we ever publish … [Continue reading]

Video – Dummies and Online Dating

Online Dating Magazine has put out a new video about dummies and online dating, appropriately titled, "Online Dating for Dummies". In the video, there are two dummies and their only job is to provide expert online dating tips. Hard to mess that up, … [Continue reading]

Online Dating Tonight 07 – Online Dating Lies

(Online Dating Tonight) If you've been online dating for awhile then chances are that you've gone on a first date with someone only to find out that they had lied in their profile. They may have lied by posting an old photo, fudging on their weight, … [Continue reading]