10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. GDI Hosting Exclusive Audience With Facebook In Barcelona, Tickets On Sale Now – GDI is very pleased to announce that we will be hosting an audience with Facebook on Saturday 4th March in Barcelona.
  2. Watch Our Video Interview With Dating Fraud Security Experts Scamalytics – For our latest video interview we spoke to the creators of the largest fraud database dedicated to the online dating industry.
  3. Bae Founders Talk if(we) Acquisition & Plans To Rejuvenate Social Giant Tagged – We spoke to the Bae founders to chat about their plans for if(we), its exciting new livestreaming app WeChill, and how they aim to use their years of dating startup experience to rejuvenate if(we)’s social products.
  4. Applications For The Big Chip Awards, Celebrating The Best In Northern Tech, Are Now Open – Applications for The Big Chip Awards, which celebrate the best in Northern tech, are now open.
  5. if(we) Acquires Dating App For Black Singles, Bae, Merging The Platform With Social Network Tagged – The dating app for black singles, Bae, has been acqui-hired by if(we) for an undisclosed sum.
  6. Former Manchester MP ‘Declares War’ On Tinder & Grindr Over Safety Concerns – A former Manchester MP has “declared war” on apps Tinder and Grindr, calling on the dating products to increase their safety measures.
  7. France Creates New Visa To Attract Foreign Tech Talent – The French government is creating a new visa designed to attract foreign tech talent.
  8. Apple Increasing App Store Prices In UK By 25% Following Brexit Vote – Apple is ramping up its App Store prices in the UK by almost 25% following last year’s Brexit vote.
  9. Sex Tech Company OhMiBod Encourages Dating App Developers To Use New Open SDK – Sex toy company OhMiBod is looking to partner with dating app developers for its latest range of tech-connected products.
  10. Watch Tinder’s Heads of Product Talk Monetisation, Snapchat’s Inspiration & The Future Of Tinder – Last year, the executives who run product at Tinder gave an enlightening interview at the Slush festival in Helsinki, Finland.

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