10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

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  1. Social Concierge Founder Wants To Marry Elite Dating With Private Networking – We speak to founder Nana Wereko-Brobby about her vision for the “dating-meets-networking” service.
  2. How Profile Verification Helps Ukrainian Scammers Defraud Millions Out Of Hopeful Singles Part 2 – The second part of Elena Petrova’s fantastic guest blog about PPL scams and their prevalence around Ukraine.
  3. Russian Facial Recognition App Being Used To Expose Porn Stars & Sex Workers – The new Russian facial recognition app FindFace is being used for shady purposes by unknown campaigners.
  4. Parship & FriendScout24 Win Top Honours In German Institute Study On Best Dating Brands – Recent study tested 15 German sites on various areas of quality & security.
  5. Match Group Beat All Expectations With Q1 Results, With 1m Now Paying For Tinder – Excellent first quarter results for The Match Group show that Tinder is contributing strong growth in terms of paying members.
  6. 3nder Incognito Mode Lets Users Hide From Facebook Friends, After Recent Tinder Social Scare – The premium feature lets singles hide their profile from anyone they are friends with on the social network.
  7. Judge Bans Ashley Madison Users From Citing Hacked Documents In Lawsuits – Another huge blow for the claimants in the on-going Ashley Madison court case.
  8. Tinder’s CRM Tool Appboy Raises $20m – The New York-based company is also used by SoundCloud, Domino’s and Opera.
  9. Date Feedback & Mobility Data Is Next Big Thing In Online Dating, Says The Match Group’s Sam Yagan – The Match Group Vice Chair was interviewed at the recent Milken Global Conference about the future of online dating.
  10. GDI Proud To Welcome Scamalytics As GDI Amsterdam Silver Sponsors – For our conference next week, which takes place in Amsterdam on 12th May.

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