If you missed it

10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. Apple Changes Support For Third-Party Facebook Logins With iOS 11 – An update to iOS 11 could cause a major headache for mobile dating apps that use Facebook logins.
  2. Tantan Raises Huge $70m Series D Led By YY Inc – Chinese Tinder-style dating app Tantan has reportedly secured a massive $70m in Series D funding.
  3. Schools See Spike In Pupils Using Social & Dating Apps To Play Cruel Pranks On Teachers – Pupils at schools are playing cruel tricks on teachers using dating apps and social media sites, according to a new report by the TES.
  4. Google Bringing Fast-Loading AMP Pages To AdWords, Sign Up To Beta Now – The program is currently in beta, but will let AdWords users create fast-loading AMP pages as the landing pages for search ads.
  5. Why We Need A Dating App That Understands Nash’s Equilibrium – Fantastic guest opinion article by Abhishek Madhavan, Marketing Manager at Freshdesk.
  6. Here’s What You Need To Know From Apple’s 2017 Developer Conference – We have collected the most relevant announcements for the dating industry made on the first day of WWDC 17.
  7. Badoo’s Party Culture Is A Risky Recruitment Tool, Says New Bloomberg Article – London-based Badoo’s party culture reputation has come under the spotlight with a new article in Bloomberg.
  8. Tinder Is Offering One LGBTQ Couple A $100,000 Dream Wedding For Pride Month – Tinder is giving away a free $100,000 wedding to one LGBTQ couple who met on the dating app.
  9. Women Are More Likely To Get A Response From Younger Men When They Initiate The Conversation – New analysis by OkCupid data scientist Dale Markowitz.
  10. Tinder Joins Delta Airlines’ Clever Brooklyn #DeltaDatingWall Campaign – Delta has overtaken the corner of a block in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and printed scenes from various places the airline flies to, encouraging passing pedestrians to take selfies in front of them.

To get updates on all the most important dating news, sign up to our weekly newsletters below:

Simon Edmunds

Simon is the former editor of Global Dating Insights. Born in Newcastle, he has an English degree from Queen Mary, London and after working for the NHS, trained as a journalist with the Press Association. Passionate about music, journalism and Newcastle United.

Global Dating Insights is part of the Industry Insights Group. Registered in the UK. Company No: 14395769