10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. Apple Changes Support For Third-Party Facebook Logins With iOS 11 – An update to iOS 11 could cause a major headache for mobile dating apps that use Facebook logins.
  2. Tantan Raises Huge $70m Series D Led By YY Inc – Chinese Tinder-style dating app Tantan has reportedly secured a massive $70m in Series D funding.
  3. Schools See Spike In Pupils Using Social & Dating Apps To Play Cruel Pranks On Teachers – Pupils at schools are playing cruel tricks on teachers using dating apps and social media sites, according to a new report by the TES.
  4. Google Bringing Fast-Loading AMP Pages To AdWords, Sign Up To Beta Now – The program is currently in beta, but will let AdWords users create fast-loading AMP pages as the landing pages for search ads.
  5. Why We Need A Dating App That Understands Nash’s Equilibrium – Fantastic guest opinion article by Abhishek Madhavan, Marketing Manager at Freshdesk.
  6. Here’s What You Need To Know From Apple’s 2017 Developer Conference – We have collected the most relevant announcements for the dating industry made on the first day of WWDC 17.
  7. Badoo’s Party Culture Is A Risky Recruitment Tool, Says New Bloomberg Article – London-based Badoo’s party culture reputation has come under the spotlight with a new article in Bloomberg.
  8. Tinder Is Offering One LGBTQ Couple A $100,000 Dream Wedding For Pride Month – Tinder is giving away a free $100,000 wedding to one LGBTQ couple who met on the dating app.
  9. Women Are More Likely To Get A Response From Younger Men When They Initiate The Conversation – New analysis by OkCupid data scientist Dale Markowitz.
  10. Tinder Joins Delta Airlines’ Clever Brooklyn #DeltaDatingWall Campaign – Delta has overtaken the corner of a block in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and printed scenes from various places the airline flies to, encouraging passing pedestrians to take selfies in front of them.

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