Eighteen of the Heart stations are owned by Global, while the other three are operated under franchise agreements.Heart began broadcasting on 6 September 1994, as 100.7 Heart FM being the UK's third Independent Regional Radio station, five days after Century Radio and Jazz FM North West.A member in the opposite camp volleyed back — signing up takes forever. I was about to ask how the person rebutting knew that. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is all over this. In the post "Six Heartbreaking Truths about Online Dating Privacy", Rainey Reitman points out the areas of concern for my pro-online-dating friends. It seems lots of people have a change of heart and decide to reactivate their account.Thankfully, for once I decided keeping my mouth shut should overrule curiosity. That's a lot of sensitive information traversing the "wild and woolly" Internet. Sensing a way out, I told my helpful friends — hinting at my sacrifice — it's my duty to insure all Personally-Identifiable Information (PII) is safe from prying eyes. So most dating services hang onto the profile long after the person has left.It’s provocative, controversial and fun; a frenetic mix of mayhem and irreverent content.Feature-heavy, and led by the team’s conversation, Drive 326 aims to get people home smiling and energised.We also interrupted dates at bars on the North and South Sides. Tales from men and women, straight people and gay people, and daters of all ages.One of you told us about three separate occasions where you dated men you met on the ‘L’ — all of them named Dave.
So, we turned to you and opened a hotline to take your calls about Chicago’s dating scene.Reitman mentions that Wiki Leaks' Julian Assange fell victim to this because of his Okcupid profile. Until reading this article, I haven't paid much attention to how good photo-identification services have become. Depending on which side of the fence you land, targeted advertising is either good or bad.You can try all you want to anonymize your profile, but if there's identifying information associated with a picture you upload, it's all over. There is one area you should be concerned about — that is the selling of supposedly sanitized databases to third-party marketing firms.You told us about first dates at hot dog stands, and you told stories about falling in love at Chicago landmarks like the Billy Goat or a Neo-Futurists performance.We heard your horror stories, proposal stories, and stories about Cubs and Cardinals fans trying their best to make a marriage work.The first song to be played on 100.7 Heart FM was "Something Got Me Started", by Simply Red.Its original format of "soft adult contemporary" music included artists such as Lionel Richie, Simply Red and Tina Turner.Chicago is not normally a city associated with romance.We are the people of big shoulders, not fluttering hearts.When GCap Media was taken over by Global Radio in 2008, it announced plans to dissolve the 41 station One Network, with one station (Power FM) becoming part of the Galaxy Network, four stations (BRMB, Beacon Radio, Mercia FM and Wyvern FM) forming a West Midlands regional network (which was latterly sold to Orion Media along with Heart 106), seven stations joining Capital FM to form The Hit Music Network and the remaining 29 stations forming the Heart Network.Suga hosts the city’s biggest afternoon drive show.