10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. Tinder’s Chief Product Officer, Facebook & Paktor Will Speak At GDI London Conference – Buy Tickets Now – Tinder, Facebook and Paktor will all speak at the next GDI London conference this September.
  2. OkCupid Adds Photo Comment Feature – Users of OkCupid can now comment on each other’s pictures on the dating platform.
  3. Both Marriage & Divorce Rates For Over-65s Are Increasing – New data shows that although the rate of marriage among older people is growing, so too is the rate of divorce.
  4. Plenty of Fish’s New Spark Feature Helps Users Start Conversations – Plenty of Fish has just launched a new conversation-orientated feature called Spark.
  5. Nearly 90,000 Sex Bots Invade Twitter In Huge Adult Dating & Porn Spam Campaign – The spam campaign was first spotted by digital security company ZeroFOX, who looked into the massive pornography botnet that was targeting the social media network.
  6. Tinder Brings A Stories-Style Design Change To Photo Browsing – Tinder is taking inspiration from Snapchat and Instagram with its new design update.
  7. Labour MP Will Call For Law Against Catfishing In Parliament Today – The proposed action would make it an offence to steal someone’s identity and pose as them to lure people into sexual contact.
  8. Warnings New UK Government Plans To Require Age Verification On Porn Sites Could Lead To Ashley Madison-Style Hacks – The UK government has announced plans that will require people accessing porn sites in the UK to verify their age.
  9. 46% Of Women Have Been Sexually Victimised On Social Media – A new anonymous study has found that almost half of women said they have been sexually victimised on social media.
  10. Ashley Madison Offers $11.2m Settlement To People Suing Site Over Data Breach – Ashley Madison has offered a settlement to the people suing the site over its 2015 data breach.
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