You Can Now Use Facebook For Online Dating

Bella Breakdown Move over Bumble, Tinder, eHarmony, Match.com…you get the picture. There are a lot of online dating apps and websites to choose from. If you are a farmer, you can go to Farmers Only. If you are adamant about finding a mate with the same religious views as you, there’s Christian Mingle. There’s even a dating site for curvy women to find men…basically, if you need a dating app catered to you, there’s probably one out there. Facebook has decided to jump on board as the next site to try online dating. CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, is...

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Simple Tips For Finding “The One”

Bella Breakdown Finding “the one” seems to get harder and harder as more and more dating avenues open up. Perhaps the problem is we have too many options these days, from online dating sites like eHarmony to apps like Tinder and Bumble. There is such a thing as too much of a good thing, and too many dating apps and sites on top of the already hectic dating world seems to be causing more chaos than anything else. At any rate, whether you’re looking for your soulmate the old fashioned way by socializing, or taking a more modern approach...

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What Do Most Online Daters Look For In A Partner?

Bella Breakdown As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s nice to know what majority of singles are out there looking for in a mate. Well, singles in the online dating field, that is. The dating world has definitely changed. Along with the new wave of online dating apps, websites and you-name-its, it seems the criteria for what makes a good partner has also changed. Can you guess what most people who are dating online are looking for in a partner? We will give you one guess: it’s no longer just about the hot bod (though that never hurts, right)? A solid...

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Tips To Revamp Your Online Dating Profile

Bella Breakdown Refinery29 staffer Lauren Magenta tries her hand at making a coworker’s Tinder profile go from “meh” to “swipe right for sure”. Someone can be really cute, but their profile might still make you want to swipe left. First, it is important to have a single picture of yourself looking straight at the camera. You want your pictures to show confidence, but not too much attitude. Be sure to include enough quality photos and enough information about yourself to pique people’s interest. Tip #1: be sure to have a great shot as your first picture. Tip # 2:...

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The 5 Phases of Online Dating

Bella Breakdown Phase 1: Consult Your Friends – Where are all your girlfriends finding all these dates they’re going on? We’ll give you a hint, online! If your social circle is dating up a storm, odds are there’s one or many apps and sites behind it. The best way to find out? Ask them! Phase 2: Drink Wine and Make a Profile – Writing about yourself to your potential mate definitely required at least half a bottle of cab sauv. Is the internet the place to be picky and elaborate all your romantic fantasies? Well yes, but not on...

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