10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. New Kaspersky Lab Publishes Research On Security Deficiencies Of The Most Popular Online Dating Apps – The most popular online dating apps can be used by cybercriminals to discern the personal details of users, according to new research.
  2. Tinder Makes Desktop Version Tinder Online Widely Available – Tinder’s desktop platform Tinder Online is now rolling out across the world.
  3. The League Is Turning All First Profile Pictures Black & White – The League has decided to make every first profile picture on the dating app black and white.
  4. The Meet Group CEO Geoff Cook Joins NOAH17 London Conference ‘Future Of Online Dating’ Panel – The Meet Group CEO Geoff Cook will be speaking at this year’s NOAH17 London Conference.
  5. Online Dating Association Welcomes Two New Board Members – M14 CEO John Kershaw and Muddy Matches Commercial Director Lee Nutter have both been appointed to the board this week.
  6. 15% Of Swedish Online Daters End Up Cohabiting Or Marrying – A new report into the online habits of Swedish people has found that 15% of online daters have had success from a dating service.
  7. Bumble’s London Pop-Up Opens This Friday – On Friday 27th & Saturday 28th October 2017, Bumble is taking over Brown Hart Gardens to curate a series of live panels, wellness classes and workshops.
  8. The Times Publishes Entertaining Interview With Badoo CEO Andrey Andreev – The feature is full of interesting titbits about the Russian entrepreneur, once called “the most mysterious businessman in the West” – Andreev both dismissing the title and feeding the mythologising around him.
  9. Google Introduces Range Of Helpful Google Play Updates, Including New Subscription Tools – They include changes to Google Play and new features for the Play Console, to help developers get their apps discovered, drive installs and grow their subscription business.
  10. Tinder Makes Desktop Version Tinder Online Widely Available – The platform was announced last March, Tinder initially testing it in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Philippines, and Sweden.

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