10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. Tinder Will Show You Who Has Liked Your Profile With New Tinder Gold Subscription Service – Tinder is about to let users pay to see who likes them on the dating app.
  2. This App Wants To Be The Social OkCupid, Forming You Into Friendship Groups With Likeminded Local People – Me3 is a social app that connects together likeminded people in the name of friendship.
  3. With iOS 11, Apple Will Tell You Which Apps Are Constantly Using Your Phone’s Location Data – With iOS 11, Apple wants to better inform people about which apps use location data while running in the background.
  4. New Study Says Attractiveness Isn’t The Best Way To Rate People Online, As Ratings Change In Real Life – A new study argues that how we rate people’s attractiveness often changes when we meet people in real life, and therefore might not be the best way to rate potential partners online.
  5. Grindr Asks Federal Judge To Throw Out Actor’s Fake Profile Harassment Case – Grindr has asked a federal judge to throw out a recent case brought against the online dating service.
  6. Hornet Launches Ad Campaign With HIV Positive Singles For National HIV Testing Day – To commemorate National HIV Testing Day, gay dating app Hornet has released an ad campaign about the experience of living with HIV.
  7. eHarmony Saved $3m Working With Delphix’s App Development Acceleration Platform – Delphix’s Data Platform creates a virtual copy of a company’s database, enabling developers and testers to work on and tinker with new environments before launching them.
  8. Hinge Now Lets Users Add Video To Their Profiles – Members of the relationship-orientated dating app can simply upload videos from their mobile’s Camera Roll, or from their Instagram or Facebook accounts.
  9. US Victims Lost $219m To Romance Scams Last Year – Romance fraud continues to be one of the most lucrative scams in the world, with over $219m stolen from US victims last year alone.
  10. Coca-Cola Norway Earns 218,000 Impressions With Coke Zero Giveaway Campaign On Tinder – Coca-Cola’s Norway team hooked up with Tinder to create a set of branded profiles for Coca-Cola Zero Sugar on the dating app.

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