online dating en Afternoon Round-Up 8/21/12 <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="">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 Afternoon Round-Up 8/21/12 Illinois Bill Aims to 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 Illinois Bill Aims to Make Online Dating Safer