10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. Early Bird Ticket Prices For GDI London Conference End Today – Early bird ticket prices for this year’s GDI London conference will end tonight.
  2. Tinder Is The Top Grossing iOS App In The World – The dating app sits above companies like TIDAL, Netflix, Candy Crush Saga, Pandora, HBO Now and YouTube.
  3. New Augmented Reality Dating App FlirtAR Raises $1.5m Series A – One of the first dating apps to harness augmented reality technology has just raised $1.5m in funding.
  4. Badoo’s Latest Marketing Campaign Seeks To Tap Into 17m Followers Of Viral Video Facebook Page – Badoo recently partnered with digital media company Jungle Creations for a new social campaign to promote the dating app with a viral video.
  5. Bumble Opens New HQ In Austin Texas – The new Bumble HQ is situation near the Central Market on North Lamar Boulevard in Austin, Texas.
  6. New Report Looks At Power Of Push Notifications For Driving In-App Spending – This week, Leanplum released a new Mobile Marketing Trends report that looks at how push notifications can deliver increased conversions and higher monetisation opportunities.
  7. Lunch Actually Releases New ‘Hybrid’ Dating App Esync With Date Planning Tool – The dating app, which is now available on iOS and Android, uses a personality quiz based on 16 areas of compatibility.
  8. Spark Networks Wins Patent Infringement Case – Spark Networks has prevailed in a patent infringement case, the company announced last week.
  9. Google’s New Landing Pages Tool Tells You How URLs Are Performing – The new page will show which URLs in your account are mobile-friendly and which ones drive the most sales.
  10. Financial Services Company Discover Partners With Tinder To Survey User Base With Branded Profile Cards – Banking and finance company Discover is currently running a new partnership on Tinder to get singles to try the company’s credit rating tool.
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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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