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Digital Life: Is 'World of Warcraft' the future of online dating?

Forget Match.com, eHarmony, OkCupid or whatever online dating service you might turn to in hopes of meeting the love of your life (or at least someone you can stand long enough to hang out with for a week or two). Full story

IAC post 1Q profit as search, online dating grew

IAC/InterActiveCorp, the owner of sites like Match.com and Evite.com, posted a profit in the first quarter as its revenue grew 22 percent. Full story

States seek to make it safer to find love online

Something just didn't seem right when Ilana Angel met her Internet date at a bar. He furtively looked around the room and immediately suggested they go someplace else in his car, leaving hers behind at the bar. Full story

Match.com to screen dating site for sex offenders

Match.com said it will begin checking users against the national sex offender registry, days after a class action lawsuit was filed by a woman allegedly sexually assaulted by a man she met on the dating site. Full story

Woman sues Match.com, says date assaulted her

A California woman has sued popular website Match.com, saying she was sexually assaulted by a man she met through the online dating service. Full story

Cartoon Blog: Online Dating Cartoons

Online dating has exploded in recent years, with everybody from busy stockbrokers to soldiers overseas using sites like Match.com and eHarmony to find their soul mates.Check out some funny cartoon about this brave new world of internet romance in our new Online Dating cartoon  … Full story

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Middle-aged most likely to seek love on the Web

Looking for love? New safety app for first dates

Can't afford a Super Bowl ad? Get one banned

A dating site for 'card-carrying' virgins

No time to date online? Outsource it

Niche matchmaking sites attract date 'crashers'

Online dating: Despite flaws, a fruitful tool

New online annoyance: the 'elationship'

Virtual dating helps couples test waters

eHarmony agrees to provide same-sex matches

Video

  Is modern China a mine for gold diggers?

On TV dating shows in China, single women in their 20s search for older men with money. Has Chinese society turned materialistic? NBC’s Adrienne Mong reports from Shanghai.

  Internet Dating Sites Hotter Than Ever

Social networking sites were supposed to be the demise of online dating sites, but that has not been the case, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  Websites can help you make a love connection

Whether you're looking for a brainiac, a boy toy or a man who likes his women big and beautiful, there's a niche dating site for you. Kelly Wallace, of iVillage.com, sheds light on interesting niche dating websites.

  ‘Passionate’ Assange sought online love

OKcupid.com says WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange, who is in jail charged with sex crimes, maintained a profile with their online dating service, describing himself as a “pig headed activist” looking for a “spirited, erotic, non-conformist" for “occasional criminal conspiracy." NBC’s Peter Alexander r

  Land a love connection online

A panel of relationship experts offers advice for navigating the overwhelming – and sometimes deceptive – world of online dating.

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Virtual pre-date
Virtual pre-date

Researchers at Harvard and Duke showed that couples who go on virtual dates before a face-to-face date are two times more likely to say that they would go on a second date with a person. Shown is a virtual date set up through the virtual dating service OmniDate.