From to stdmatch.net, Web sites abound for the infected who want to date the infected. One in four women is infected with genital herpes, and nearly one in five men according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
And a study in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association finds that one in four women has human papillomavirus, which can cause genital warts and cervical cancer.(Interactive: Test your STD knowledge) Once John got over the initial shock of his diagnosis, one of the first things he did was go online.
(CNN) -- When John got divorced after 12 years of marriage, he took a deep breath and launched into the dating scene."And wham, with my very first girlfriend, I caught herpes," he says.
"You feel betrayed and all of a sudden separated from the rest of the world.
On-line dating sites have become popular to millions of people as a way to meet and find love.
However, lonely hearts can be seduced into scams on the internet.
And the growing number of people in similar situations has created a new industry: Internet dating sites just for people with STDs.American start-up n TAG has produced an interactive name badge for conferences and social events that significantly improves the quality of people-to-people connectivity.Based on years of research at MIT's Media Lab, n TAG brings social technology into the business event arena where both host and attendee derive numerous benefits compared to the paper badges of the past.The third new such matchmaking service was introduced this week - the Proxidating locality-based matchmaking service for Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone users, offers an interesting new way for people to get together. ), the Proxidating service uses Bluetooth connectivity to make the initial contact and with mobile phone usage now universal in many countries, particularly among the young, socially mobile and technology-savvy group, we think it has anormous potential.To understand the potential of the system, it's probably illustrative to look at the two technolgies in this proximity-matching area that have preceeded it."I hope every woman who is single and listens to this song goes out and finds her infinity, whether on Match or the traditional way," Mariah said in a press release.Hilary Duff also revealed her online dating adventures in the music video for her newest song "Sparks." In the video, she goes on real, actual Tinder dates that don't look like awkward disasters and give the rest of us hope for Tinder love.February 12, 2005 The world of computer-mediated matching services looks set to blossom as wireless technologies become all-pervasive.We've covered two such ingenious matchmaking services in the last twelve months and now a third with enormous potential has emerged.Afterward, hightail it to the nearest coffee shop for hot chocolate and a recap of your favorite exhibits.The best way to meet new people without having to swipe right is to accept every invitation you receive, says Spira.