Suddenly Single… Minded

Welcome to the Wild and Whimsical World of Internet Dating

Beware the ides of Match.com: Bait and Switch trick

Match.com: is it Bon Mots or Bots? You be the judge

Suddenly Single... Minded

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Sorry, sweetheart, Cupid doesn’t work at Match.com. There’s no plump, little angel reviewing your sweet, heart felt profile – Thinking “Oh! I have the perfect date for you!”

I’ve Got Rhythm – You’ve Got Algorithms  or  The bots and bon mots

I once met a civil, electrical engineer, who explained the concept that a Web crawler is an Internet bot that systematically browses algorithms and marketing ploys on sites like Match.  The bots are busy sending you, dear dater,  bits of fluff.

You know those, “Who Likes You?” notices indicating that Barbie from Brisbane, Sherrie from Sacramento, Pattie from Ramona “Likes you?”

Nine times out of 10, you will click on their profile only to find out – sit down for this – that person doesn’t exist. Yes, it is true. However, the dating company has six other people (from Alaska, Arizona and Alabama) you just might find attractive. In the…

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