10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

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  1. Australian Man Faces Jail For Posting Abusive Messages & Rape Threats Over Tinder Profile —An Australian man has pleaded guilty to posting abusive messages & sending rape threats to women in a comments section of a Tinder profile that was shared online last year.
  2. GDI Meets Thriving UK Dating Startup & Dragons’ Den Success Double – In the latest episode of our GDI Meets series, we met up with Double in its central London co-working space to chat about the startup’s busy year.
  3. Apple Opens Beta For App Store Paid Search Ads — After announcing its plans to offer paid ads on the App Store, Apple is now letting developers test the new search ads feature.
  4. New Dating App Vene Avoids Awkward Opening Messages By Forcing Singles To Break The Ice – A new dating app called Vene wants to change the way singles connect by ensuring they break the ice before they chat.
  5. The Match Group See ‘Great Lift’ With Liftoff’s New Personalised Dynamic Ads Service – Leading mobile marketing startup Liftoff has just announced the launch of its new product, which seeks to make it quicker & easier to create personalised ads.
  6. Chicago-Based App helloTruly Launches For People Who Prefer Offline Introductions – A new location-focused dating app has launched in Chicago this month, for singles who prefer to make in-person introductions over online connections.
  7. A Day In The Life: John Kershaw, Founder Of M14 Industries – John Kershaw tells about his day to day life as CEO of M14 Industries.
  8. eHarmony Hires New Chief Product Officer – Ken Walker joins eHarmony’s management team from ZipRecruiter.
  9. What Is The SexTech Industry & How Is It Worth $30.6bn? Andriy Yaroshenko, founder of SEX.Prostir and NEWPL has written a guest blog for GDI.
  10. Sextortion Victim Speaks To CNN About Online Ordeal At Hands Of Scammers – Unnamed San Francisco man recently interviewed by Laurie Segall for CNN Money reveals how he was scammed online.

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