10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. UK Competition and Markets Authority Investigates Online Dating Agency – The case, outlined on GOV.UK, concerns potential unfair commercial practices and potential unfair contract terms.
  2. Interview: New Dating Opportunities as ExoClick Partner with TrafficMansion – ExoClick will monetize Traffic Mansion’s entire email inventory, with over 25,000 of TrafficMansion’s daily clicks now live on it’s network.
  3. Online Dating’s Move to Video Named A ‘Top Tech Trend 2017’ – Online dating apps moving to video has been named as one of Fortune’s top tech trends from this year.
  4. New Options for Female Grindr Profiles Come With Update – Women can now select “Woman” to describe themselves, as well as variations on this term for those who do not feel it (alone) is appropriate.
  5. Yale Privacy Lab Indentifies Trackers on Tinder and OKCupid – Trackers collect information on consumers, which can then be analysed and used to better target advertising.
  6. Paramount Pictures Set to Release Online Dating Thriller Movie – Gasp will be centred around several true stories of women who have been murdered by men they have met up with, after speaking online.
  7. Interview: GDI Meets the Founders of muzmatch – GDI recently sat down with founders Shahzad Younas and Ryan Brodie to learn more about the history and features of the app.
  8. Net Neutrality Changes may Impact LGBT Daters – The Trump administration’s proposed changes to net neutrality would impact the online experiences of LGBT individuals.
  9. Three Individuals Involved In International Romance Fraud Scheme Are Sentenced – The defendants participated in a scheme to defraud victims in the United States and Canada out of more than $12.9 million.
  10. New Podcast ‘The Swipe Hype’ Talks Current Dating Apps – The theme is to swap stories and to talk about making sense of the “contemporary dating culture.”
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