Now celebrity love rats are yesterday's news, the real scandal may lie in the use of chatbots in dating sites.The UK's online dating regulatory board tests applicants and insists sites sign an agreement to offer its services safely, and ethically.
We study how users' online dating behaviors correlate with various user attributes using a large real-world dateset from a major online dating site in China.
Catfishing, phishing and sexy chat-botting: the online dating world can be a confusing place.
Now Match and Tinder's parent company is gearing up to sell stocks and shares, so the spotlight is on shady practices hidden in some dating sites' code.
It’s unlikely that larger dating sites still need to rely on bots to get its user base up, but warning signs are free sites that need to entice you into subscriptions and "adult sites".
For now it's difficult to tell exactly what is going on in the code.