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10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

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  1. Spotlight On Startups Application Deadline Ends Tonight – Today is the last day you will be able to apply for the startup competition, which takes place on the 27th October.
  2. EliteSingles Acquires French Dating Brand Attractive World For Over €10m – The purchase, for a price between €10m — €20m, is the Berlin-based premium dating site’s first acquisition.
  3. Tinder Boost Launches In UK Giving Glimpse Into Price Range – The pricing when GDI tested the feature in the UK was as follows: users can buy 1 boost for £1.49, 5 boosts for £5, or 10 boosts for £8.
  4. Spin The Bottle Re-Imagines Classic Party Game For Clever Video Dating App – The app prides itself on its efforts to combat online safety risks, with its “no face, no date” policy for its video dates.
  5. Accused Gay Dating Site Killer Stephen Port Was ‘Obsessed With Drugs And Rape’ Pornography – The 41-year-old is charged with killing four young men and drugging & assaulting eight others.
  6.  This New Tool Will Check If Google Will Penalise Your Site For Its Adverts – The rule will come into effect in January 2017, and this new online tool will help to make sure you aren’t punished by Google’s new rules.
  7. eHarmony Aims To Find Its Spark With New TV Campaign – The ads seek to position eHarmony’s measured matching process as the foundation that creates a spark.
  8. GDI Shortlisted For Brand Of The Year At PPA Digital Awards 2016 – The awards are a celebration of digital talent in the UK consumer and business magazine media.
  9. Apple Opens Up Store Search Ads To All Developers – The company opened the beta in June, letting developers join the program to test out the new way to promote apps.
  10. Sean Rad Buys New $8.5m Beverley Hills Mansion – GQ reports that Rad has just purchased the four bedroom, five bathroom and 5,085 square foot mansion, which used to be owned by Fox executive Paul Hanneman.

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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.

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