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10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. Woo CEO Sumesh Menon Talks Potential Of Indian Market & Woo’s Global Diaspora Vision In GDI Interview – Woo matches profiles based on common interests and common lifestyles.
  2. Facebook Dealt With 2,450 Possible Cases Of Sextortion In A Month, According To Leaked Documents – Facebook disabled over 14,000 accounts related to revenge pornography and sextortion.
  3. Ashley Madison Claims To Have 50% More Members Since Data Hack – This growth puts its total user base at 52.7m.
  4. Once Partners With Digital News Publisher The Local To Connect English-Speaking Expats – The Local runs news sites for English-speaking people living in European countries.
  5. Momo Revenues Rise by 421% With Q1 Results –  This increase was attributed to the growth of its live video streaming service.
  6. Appetence Slows Down The Online Dating Process By Hiding Users’ Pictures Until They Get To Know Each Other – The “slow dating” app suggests matches based on mutual interests and inputted search settings.
  7. eHarmony’s Chief Scientist Talks To The Guardian About Matching Singles Based On Humour & Assessing Offline Date Success – He spoke last week on The Guardian’s “Chips With Everything” podcast.
  8. Study Finds That People Are Less Happy And Less Popular Than Their Friends On Social Media – The study looks into the happiness paradox and the friendship paradox.
  9. Messenger App Telegram Now Lets Users Make Payments Via Chatbots – Telegram first introduced chatbots two years ago.
  10. PureMatrimony Tells Users To Change Passwords After 120,000 Hashed Passwords Discovered Online – The breach was discovered by Motherboard.

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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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