10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

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  1. YouTube Was First Launched As Video-Based Dating Site – This surprising fact was revealed by co-founder Steve Chen at SXSW this week.

  2. Meet The Founder Using AI To Help Time-Poor Singles Automate Their Dating Life – We met Justin Long, the founder of an innovative new dating service that uses AI and facial recognition to build a personal dating assistant for busy singles.

  3. Top Tips For Staying Safe When Online Dating – Following horrific recent cases, Scamalytics offer some important advice for singles about staying safe when online dating.

  4. Standard Entries For First Ever European Dating Awards Close This Friday – The winners will be announced at the joint GDI & Dating Awards conference this May.

  5. Bumble Political Filters Lets Users Show Support For Favourite US Presidential Candidate – The new feature lets you show support for Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, or even Kanye West.

  6. Tinder GIFs Are Making Conversations Last Twice As Long – Tinder revealed that users who post GIFs to matches are much more likely to get a response.

  7. New Online Dating App Mint Gets $1m Funding From Founders Of Ask.fm – Founders of the social network that was bought by IAC have backed a new dating app, that puts a twist on the Tinder model.

  8. Choice Overload On Dating Sites Can Make Singles Less Satisfied With Matches – Interesting new study reveals that more choice can actually be a bad thing when picking a romantic partner.

  9. TechCrunch Disrupt Hosting Panel On The Future Of Online Dating – The panel at the New York conference features three of online dating’s brightest stars.

  10. Are College Students Using Tinder To Find Friends & Not Hookups? – Recent study reveals that college students aren’t using Tinder for what you might expect.

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