The not-so-fun part of online dating

Jul 10, 2012 15:16:11Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

The not-so-fun part of online dating Searching for Mr. Right can be difficult, especially when you have to sort through a great deal of frogs to find that perfect prince. Online dating has been growing in popularity, which means the number of Mr. Not-So-Charmings on sites like OkCupid and Match.com are likely growing. According to the Toronto Star, there ... Read More

Mother and daughter indicted for internet scam

Jul 2, 2012 15:10:14Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Mother and daughter indicted for internet scam A mother and daughter were recently indicted for their involvement with a "Nigerian internet romance scam." The duo helped a group of Nigerian scam artists trick 374 women into thinking they were corresponding with members of the U.S. Armed Forces.  According to ABC News, Tracy Vasseur, 40, and her 73-ye... Read More

The five most common online dating scams

Jun 28, 2012 14:55:52Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

The five most common online dating scams By now, you probably have met someone who got lucky in love with the help of an online dating site. However, before you create your own profile, it's wise to make yourself aware of the most common types of scams aimed at online daters. Falling prey to one of these cons could compromise your internet security and ca... Read More

Have an online profile? Show it to your friends

Jun 26, 2012 15:04:00Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Have an online profile? Show it to your friends It is no secret that online dating can be a little overwhelming. The pressure of trying to find that special someone can cause you to agonize over every tidbit and factoid you share on the site. Even if you think you've created the perfect profile, the process can be extremely frustrating if the only requests ... Read More

Online dating site memberships on the rise

Jun 20, 2012 16:34:01Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Online dating site memberships on the rise  Many single people want to find love, but are sick of the bar scene and loathe blind dates. Fortunately, the internet has served as an effective tool to match up lonely hearts. Online dating has been growing in popularity in recent years, as more couples are finding Mr. or Mrs. Right while surfing the web. Cupid, a com... Read More

New online dating site offers a place to find a companion with the same interests

Jun 18, 2012 13:17:00Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

New online dating site offers a place to find a companion with the same interests A new online dating site is incorporating ideas from various social media sites and creating a useful tool for Generation "D," which applies to those born after 1980. The new site, Pinstant Karma, allows users to access Visual Matching technology via "pin boards" to meet and connect with possible ma... Read More

Clique offers a new way to date online for young city dwellers

Jun 13, 2012 16:09:48Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Clique offers a new way to date online for young city dwellers Young urbanites with busy schedules may find it difficult to date, but a new online dating site is looking to make it a bit easier. According to Dowser, Clique is a recently launched online dating site that offers a different experience by incorporating social networks to match singles living in New York City. The webs... Read More

New online dating site offers video streaming

Jun 11, 2012 13:56:24Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

New online dating site offers video streaming Online dating is growing in popularity, and a new site allows dates to meet virtually before they do so in person. CamDateLive.com utilizes streaming audio and video technology so that people can meet face-to-face while in the comfort of their own homes. This way, the dating experience feels more real and people will n... Read More

Top online dating safety tips

Jun 4, 2012 12:32:02Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Top online dating safety tips  Online dating is the perfect way to meet that special someone, especially in a world where many have put romance on the backburner to focus on their careers. Millions of people across the country have set up their profiles, and many of them have found the love of their lives. Even though some are successful, it is impo... Read More

Illinois considers legislation requiring increased safety checks for online dating services

Jun 1, 2012 12:25:45Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Illinois considers legislation requiring increased safety checks for online dating services Online dating services have brought together many couples who may not have met otherwise. Though there are a slew of benefits for those who participate in online dating, a person's privacy is also important. The state of Illinois is looking to boost security on these sites, as proved by a new measure under the sta... Read More

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