10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. GDI’s Sellout Barcelona Event With Facebook Is Taking Place Tomorrow – The event will see Facebook’s Enno Joensson give an exclusive talk about the exciting changes Facebook is making to the dating vertical.
  2. Serious Bug In Cloudflare Software Exposes Sensitive OkCupid, Uber & Fitbit Data – Cloudflare is a content delivery network that helps optimise the security and performance of over 5.5m websites.
  3. We Meet The Founder Of Foxsy, The Matchmaking Bot Named Best Social Chatbot Of 2016 – Foxsy is a chatbot for Facebook Messenger that introduces you to new people for both dating and social purposes.
  4. Grindr Hires A Poet In Residence – British writer Max Wallis will be releasing a new video poem every month that will appear on the Grindr app, and its new digital platform Into.
  5. DateTix Sees 572% Revenue Hike But Net Losses Double In Half Year Fiscal Report – DateTix has put this revenue increase down to its acquisition of Lovestruck and the growth of its matchmaking business.
  6. LGBTQ Organisation Launches New Ad On Grindr During US Conservative Political Action Conference – The Human Rights Campaign set a geo-location for the ad, making it visible to users near the conference.
  7. First Round Partner Chris Fralic Joins MeetMe Board – MeetMe welcomes Fralic, who has over 30 years of technology industry experience.
  8. This Niche Ad Network Wants To Be An ‘Alternative To Google Adwords’ For The Dating Industry – Niche Ad Network is a new advertising network for the online dating industry.
  9. This Map Breaks Down Most Searched Dating Apps Across The US – Plenty of Fish was found to be the most searched-for app across the whole of the US, with Tinder coming in just behind.
  10. Baihe Is Creating New Fund To Invest In Wedding Space – The Chinese dating leader is working with JD Capital for the new fund.

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