10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

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  1. Apple Thinking About Adding Paid Search To App Store – New “secret” team of 100 employees are looking at ways to adapt the App Store.
  2. Bumble Planning New Message Feature To Prevent Harassment From Male Users – Whitney Wolfe revealed the new plan in an interview with The Telegraph this week.
  3. Why Regulation Across Entire Dating Industry Is Now More Vital Than Ever – An opinion piece on industry collaboration & regulation by Vida Consultancy founder Rachel MacLynn, who is speaking at the GDI Conference next month.
  4. Tinder Offers Full Scholarship To Student Kicked Out Of Sorority For ‘Risqué’ Profile Picture – Tinder CEO & founder Sean Rad said he was inspired by the student’s story, so Tinder offered her a scholarship and internship at the Hollywood dating app.
  5. TrumpPeopleMeet.com URL Is Now Owned By IAC – Despite the fact that the company has “absolutely no plans” to launch the dating site.
  6. Don’t Miss Out On Tickets For GDI Amsterdam Conference – Tickets for the Amsterdam conference next month are selling fast.
  7. White Label Leader Dating Factory Sponsoring GDI Amsterdam Conference – Very pleased to welcome the white label leader as a Gold sponsor.
  8. Venntro’s Transition Of Smooch.com To Paid Sees Earnings Rise 279%, As Mobile App Jiko Hits 1m Swipes – Decided to turn the acquired brand into a paid site back in 2014, and the platform has grown steadily over the past two years.
  9. Cheaters Suing Ashley Madison Will Have To Use Real Names In Court – Judge rules that those suing the extramarital site cannot hide behind an anonymous name.
  10. Sean Rad Spoke Rivals, Getting Fired & Best Profile Pictures At Ad Week London – The Tinder co-founder was interviewed by the editor of Cosmopolitan at Advertising Week Europe.

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