If you missed it

10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. A Day In The Life: Lucas Dominic, CEO Securion Pay – Read our Day In The Life interview with the CEO of Securion Pay.
  2. Tech & Innovation Trends To Watch Out For In 2017 – This is a guest blog about 2017 tech & innovation trends by Lucie Greene, Director of The Innovation Group, JWT.
  3. Blued Joins Extension Of Hornet’s $8m Funding Round With New Global Partnership – Hornet previously secured a massive $8m in funding, led by Ventech China, to help expand its global user base.
  4. Shaadi Owner Acquires Popularity-Focused Dating App Frivil – Frivil was built by Delhi-based Thrill Pte Ltd, a company Shaadi’s owner People Group invested in last January.
  5. 4% Of American Internet Users Have Experienced ‘Revenge Porn’ Says New Study – Revenge porn is defined as the showing, sending or posting of nude or nearly nude images, without the consent of the person.
  6. New Dating App Launch Asking For $1 Donations To Change Dating With Friend-Assisted Matchmaking – The app is looking for $50,000 to help with its mission of changing online dating.
  7. Hornet Acquires General Managers For France, New York and Taipei – Hornet has hired Fabrice Le Parc, Tim Greene and Darien Chan.
  8. People Using Online Dating Sites Are Least Likely To Change Their Profile Picture Regularly – Conducted by Bidvine, the survey asked 2,000 social media and online dating users how often they change pictures.
  9. This Great Infographic Reveals The Best Ways To Target Each Generation On Social Media – WebpageFX explains that currently, there is a whopping 2.3bn active social media users worldwide.
  10. FROM THE WEB: Happn’s Global Head Of Trends Defines Dating’s Latest Terms – With the growth of online dating, new words have been coined to describe the behaviours of singles & the various stages of a relationship.

To get updates on all the most important dating news, sign up to our weekly newsletters below:

Emma Woodley

Emma is a reporter at Global Dating Insights. Originally from Surrey, she has studied Communication and Media at Bournemouth University and The University of Central Florida. She enjoys socialising with friends, exploring new places and can often be found with her nose in a book.

Global Dating Insights is part of the Industry Insights Group. Registered in the UK. Company No: 14395769