10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. MeetMe Rebrands To The Meet Group As It Closes if(we) Acquisition – The Meet Group will act as the parent company of MeetMe, Skout, Tagged and Hi5.
  2. Hinge Now Lets You Create A Full Profile For Free – The move comes almost six months after Hinge relaunched with a rebuilt app and a $7 subscription fee.
  3. eHarmony Launches Extra $30 Premium Layer On Top Of Paid Service – eHarmony is offering singles more browsing options, message tracking, profile consultation and monthly profile spotlights.
  4. Female-Oriented Dating App Siren Is Closing Its Doors – Founders claim that a year after closing the funding round with Blackrun, the firm “have not completed their obligation”.
  5. HubPeople Launches New Sub-Brand HubStars – Its new sub-brand powers both niche and mainstream dating sites.
  6. Tinder Changes Terms & Conditions After Complaint From Norwegian Government Agency – Said Tinder’s “unbalanced and unfair” terms gave the dating app control over the content that users upload.
  7. New Dating App Casualx Wants To Be Hookup-Only Version Of Tinder – Casualx is an iOS app that openly describes itself as a “casual sex app”.
  8. London App That Lets Singles Pitch Great Date Ideas Officially Launches On iOS –  Pitchit focuses on the date,  letting singles browse through date ideas that have been pitched by the app’s community.
  9. 5 Things We Learnt At The SEO Social, By White Label Dating – Check out this fantastic guest blog from White Label Dating’s Michaela Wrede.
  10. Employee Dating App Usage Spikes At 11.23am During Work Hours – This is according to a new report by mobile data monitoring company Wandera.


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