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  1. 3nder Rebrands To Feeld After Legal Action From Tinder – The change comes after mobile dating leader Tinder filed a lawsuit against the London-based startup over similarities between their names.
  2. Career Fraudster With 133 Convictions Given 9.5 Years For Stealing £250,000 From Plenty Of Fish Girlfriend – The criminal even defrauded the woman’s 60-year-old mother, stealing £82,000 of her savings.
  3. Using Tinder Could Give You Low Self Esteem – The results showed that male and female users of Tinder reported less satisfaction with their bodies and looks compared to non-users.
  4. Christian Mingle Signs Up 15 Churches To New Programme – Launched in February, the ChristianMingle For Churches program seeks to help singles from particular congregations connect with each other.
  5. Dutch Man Waits For 10 Days In Chinese Airport For Online Date To Show – And after a full 10 days of waiting, Cirk eventually gave up waiting, being taken to the hospital because he was suffering from exhaustion.
  6. Tinder Joins White House Push To Increase Organ Donation In US – With concerns growing about the number of organ donors in the US, Tinder will be teaming up with non-profit group Organize to encourage donations.
  7. Tinder Is The Highest Grossing Dating App In The World – Tinder also placed as one of the top five apps for Google Play and iOS combined in terms of worldwide revenue.
  8. Is Channel 4’s Naked Attraction The Most Controversial Dating Show Ever? – The show lets singles see each other fully naked before they go on a date.
  9. Allegations Of Grindr Use Amongst Trainee Priests Hits Irish Catholic Church – Rumours have spread that there is a gay hookup culture at Ireland’s top seminary, St Patrick’s College in Maynooth.
  10. After Skout Acquisition, MeetMe Post Another Set Of Financials – In its Q2 results, MeetMe reported a 48% increase in total revenue year over year, which hit $16.4m.

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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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