Ashley Madison is going public. However, the Toronto-based company’s IPO will not take place in Canada. Although the adultery website is worth tens of millions, Canadian residents are hesitant to support a website the facilitates adultery. Show More Summary
Scandalous Toronto-based extramarital hook-up website Ashley Madison, whose motto is “Life is short. Have an affair,” has announced they will launch an IPO in London due to “liberal attitudes” toward adultery in Europe, despite 50% of their traffic coming from the US.
There are some news stories where the jokes just seem to write themselves, but that doesn’t keep us writers from taking a shot. And so when Ashley Madison said it’s planning an IPO in London, there were all kinds of puns about hooking up, how the IPO market is getting steamy, how cheating pays on Wall Street, and so on. Ashley Madison doesn’t hide the fact that […]
Ashley Madison, a booming destination for adulterers, thinks Europe's relaxed attitude about infidelity is a good match
Adultery is big business for the tech world. In fact, the extra-marital-affairs dating website Ashley Madison is reportedly making so much money that it is looking to launch an IPO in London so it can raise £135 million ($200 million)...Show More Summary
“Have an affair” sites may be illegal in France I am always a little surprised when I see ads for Ashley Madison, the dating site that helps married people to cheat. They make no secret of their aim, either, with their slogan: “Life is short. Have an affair.” I don’t...
A TV ad for the extra-marital-affairs dating website Ashley Madison was removed from broadcast in Australia after the country's advertising watchdog ruled it was "demeaning and vilifying of women." It's also just really weird. The ad...Show More Summary
Last week, I went out with a nice guy. We met at a storied bar (think the Stork Club, if it still existed) and had a great time. He was charming, polite, and incredibly attentive. He graciously picked up the tab and asked if he could see me again soon. I said yes. He slipped me some cab fare, hailed me a taxi, and said goodnight.
If you don’t know what Ashley Madison is, you don’t really have to know much besides that it is the leading online website for married dating, but most specifically extramarital affairs.
In the past, we've written about lawsuits involving dating site Match.com and "dating site for married people" Ashley Madison over concerns about fake profiles being set up on the site to lure in paying users. Now it appears the FTCShow More Summary
The owners of Ashley Madison, the Canadian-based dating website for cheaters, is suing the South Korean government for… not playing fair. The lawsuit, brought in Canadian federal court by Avid Life Media, says that South Korea unfairly...Show More Summary
For the cautious, the old adage “cheaters never prosper” still serves as a relationship red flag. But for the opportunistic — especially when it comes to entertainment — it’s basically a guaranteed green light. Just sprinkle some political intrigue into the plot, and you’ve served up a hit (Hello, “Scandal,” “The Good Wife,” and “House of Cards”). Show More Summary
Ashley Madison, the eHarmony of why Mommy and Daddy don’t live together anymore, is no stranger to obnoxious public stunts created to advertise its discreet adultery hook-ups. In the past, the website has posted billboards featuringShow More Summary
Famed cheating website and purveyor of trollish billboards Ashley Madison makes money in a few ways: first, by charging users to access the site. Secondly, by collecting fees from advertisers who wish to reach the site's users. The third? Charging users twenty bucks to delete their profiles. Read more...
The time has come, and you’re done being a member of Ashley Madison, a dating website with the mission of pairing up married people who want to cheat on their spouses. But do you have to pay $19 just to delete your profile, as some users thought was the case? Not really, but also yes, you can pay $19. It … [More]
Cheaters are pushed for money to delete their profile, but they don't have to pay.
SPYING ON ASHLEY MADISON USERS TO FIND OUT WHY WOMEN CHEAT: “Middle-age women who cheat on their husbands are looking for passion and sex, but don’t want to divorce their husbands over it, new research suggests. The new data comes from a sample of married women who used AshleyMadison.com, a dating website aimed at people [...]
A late-night show that requires its audience to huddle together on floor mats and tiny stools is already asking a lot. But Morgan Ashley Madison's "Fairytales: Not Suitable for Children," running through this weekend with the theater company A Horse of a Different Color, strains one's...
Notorious cheating website Ashley Madison has joined the ranks of Facebook and OKCupid, peering in on clandestine conversations between people seeking an affair in the name of research. And the conclusion the service (which pairs up married couples looking for "discreet encounters") came to? Monogamy is a failure. Imagine that. Read more...
A service for people seeking affairs secretly analyzed its members' conversations