10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. SNAP Posts Revenue Growth Of 36% As It Bets On Live Video Strategy – Snap Interactive has posted strong first quarter results for 2017, having closed its merger with Paltalk towards the end of last year.
  2. How To Launch An Instagram Campaign From Scratch – Excellent guest article by Libby Bearman, the CRO Manager at Browser Media.
  3. Gotcha.io Gamifies User Feedback By Embedding Short Micro-Surveys Into Products – Getting feedback about products from user surveys can often be a clunky process for both businesses and consumers.
  4. Google Will Soon Let You Advertise On The Play Store Home & App Listing Pages – Google has announced plans to let developers advertise on the home and app listing pages in the Google Play Store.
  5. With $1.7m In Funding, TRUEPIC Wants To Bring Trust Back To Online Dating Pictures – TRUEPIC wants to try and reduce the number of edited and potentially deceiving images online, by launching a mobile app for both businesses and consumers that can confirm a photo’s authenticity.
  6. Hornet Supporting Same-Sex Marriage Equality In Taiwan With #WeAreOne Campaign – Hornet is asking its users to back the company’s #WeAreOne campaign, which is supporting Taiwan’s case for legalising same-sex marriage.
  7. Tinder Moved To Block Trademark Application Of Shinder, The Dating App With One Male Profile – Shinder was built by British entrepreneur Shed Simove to help him find a partner, who decided to hedge his bets by admitting his own profile as the sole male account.
  8. National Geographic Episode Explores Importance Of Dating Apps In Places That Suppress LGBTQ Rights – In the episode, correspondent Dan Savage visits countries like India, speaking to gay men about their experiences, and investigating the nation’s laws against homosexuality.
  9. How To Get The Most From Social Media Advertising – Very useful opinion piece by Rich Henderson, Digital Director at JJ.
  10. Watch eHarmony Chief Scientist Steve Carter Talk Long-Term Relationships, Optimising Communication & Humour – In the half hour talk, Carter looks at the commonly-held belief that long-term relationships are hard, and asks why that is.

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