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10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

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  1. Match Ad Criticised For Suggesting Red Hair & Freckles Are Imperfections – Variation on its Love Your Imperfections campaign was not popular with Londoners.
  2. CEO & Co-founder Of Mobile Sensation Paktor Revealed As Final Dating Speaker At GDI Amsterdam – Thrilled to announced that Joseph Phua is last name to be added to the brilliant speaker lineup for our conference next month.
  3. Four Speakers Announced For GDI Amsterdam Matchmaking Stream – Excited to host our first matchmaking track that will run throughout the day at the GDI Amsterdam Conference.
  4. Facebook Demos New ‘Account Kit’ At F8 Using Dating App Paktor, Feature Gives Users A New Way To Sign In – Important new update for app developers, letting users sign up with just an email address or phone number, and a big coup for Paktor.
  5. This TV Presenter Wants To Build A Yellow Pages-Style Dating Directory Service For Singles – We spoke to Renee Slansky about her interesting new platform The Dating Directory.
  6. Tinder Now Lets You Share Profiles On WhatsApp, Slack & Even LinkedIn – New feature lets you matchmake your friends by sharing a link to someone’s profile, but as feature is rolled out, users notice you can share profiles with some odd platforms.
  7. Watch App Analytics & Monetisation Strategy Webinar By Grindr CTO – The CTO gives tips on how to use app analytics platforms & KPIs to inform your monetisation strategy.
  8. Bumble Adds 24 Hour Time Limit To Replies, To Curb ‘Ghosting’ Trend – Previously only women had a 24 hour limit to initiate conversation, but now male members also have a limit to reply.
  9. How Profile Verification Helps Ukrainian Scammers Defraud Millions Out Of Hopeful Singles – A fantastic in-depth article by Elena Petrovic on the intricacies of PPL scams.
  10. Entries For European Dating Awards 2016 Close Tonight – Final chance to enter the first ever European Dating Awards.

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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.

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