Anna Iovine

Anna Iovine is the sex and relationships reporter at Mashable, where she covers topics ranging from dating apps to pelvic pain. Previously, she was a social editor at VICE and freelanced for publications such as Slate and the Columbia Journalism Review. Follow her on Twitter @annaroseiovine.


By Anna Iovine

The death of Tumblr porn left a void no other site can fill
planet with tumblr logo with genitals flying away from it

We hardly knew ye: 9 dating apps and sites that died
Illustration of an app graveyard, with phones as headstones

You can now play the entire archive of past 'Wordle' puzzles
phone displaying wordle game



Marvel at this sculpture made of 100 vibrators
sculpture made of magic wand vibrators

The SnailVibe is innovative, but left me feeling sluggish
The SnailVibe is innovative, but left me feeling sluggish

Is Bumble Premium worth it? I tried it for two months to find out.
Bumble Premium's interface

Creator of a years-old app called Wordle will donate proceeds from its newfound popularity
Hands holding a phone displaying the game Wordle


Eric Adams despairs at NYC's 'swagless existence' on 'Saturday Night Live'
A man and woman at a press conference podium


Should I use a VPN to watch porn?
A spotlight highlighting a person on a computer.

The most important thing to know about Dating Sunday
A woman next to a partner in bed looking at a dating app on her phone.

Amazon Alexa told a 10-year-old to plug a charger into electrical outlet
An Amazon Echo smart speaker

Dating is about to see a historic shift
A closeup of an illustration of a man touching a woman's face as he seeks to kiss her. The couple are colored in cool blues and pinks with a solar flare to represent virtual touch.

Why 2021 felt worse than 2020, and how to feel better in 2022
Two perturbed people clinking their glasses on New Year's Eve.

Bring holiday cheer to trans youth by donating to Trans Santa
A person dressed as Santa Claus holding a rainbow flag in one hand and a transgender flag in the other hand.

How to disable Instagram embeds (and why you should)
The Instagram logo in front of a backdrop of the Meta logo

Quidditch leagues to change sport name because of J.K. Rowling's transphobia
Quidditch players practice the game

How Dhar Mann turned cheesy life lessons into a YouTube empire
A photo of YouTuber Dhar Mann in a black shirt on a red and orange background.

Dating became more of a spectacular mess in 2021
Illustration of two vaccinated people kissing with masks on

Every weed smoker needs Boveda for their stash
Every weed smoker needs Boveda for their stash

Love organization? You need Notion.
Love organization? You need Notion.

What to look for when buying a sex toy
Drawing of woman lying in bed with her laptop, phone, and a vibrator.
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