online dating http://wkms.org en Afternoon Round-Up 8/21/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-82112 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> A growing number of phone apps are using internal GPS to locate other potentially compatible singles nearby. But to date, far <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2012/08/20/159365445/smartphone-apps-help-more-singles-find-the-boy-or-girl-next-door">more men than women are signing up</a> for the services.</p><p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 21:15:24 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 21089 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 8/21/12 Illinois Bill Aims to Make Online Dating Safer http://wkms.org/post/illinois-bill-aims-make-online-dating-safer <p>Illinois state lawmakers are trying to make it safer for people to use online dating sites.&nbsp; Legislation aiming to do that passed the House last week.&nbsp; It would require Internet dating services operating in the state to post disclaimers saying whether they conduct background checks on their members.&nbsp; The measure is sponsored by Democratic state Representative Michelle Mussman.&nbsp; She says she wants to help Internet users &quot;become more savvy&quot; and protect themselves from online predators.&nbsp; Opponents say the bill overreaches. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 12:54:58 +0000 Seth Helton & AP 17479 at http://wkms.org Illinois Bill Aims to Make Online Dating Safer