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Case Study

What Marketers Can Learn From Tinder

By | Jul 15, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The much acclaimed social dating app, Tinder, is very popular in the 18-34 age range. In fact, the popularity is so wide spread, it would be foolish for your business not to take advantage of it. With over 50 million active users, Tinder presents…

Augmented Reality

Los Angeles

The World’s First Augmented Reality Dating App Is Finally Here

By | Jun 15, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Before Pokémon Go hit smartphones around the world like a ton of bricks, the augmented reality discussion was cemented in a futuristic image of the tech. Think Ironman’s heads up display without the cumbersome helmet and the English voice assistant. People have had high…

Culture

The Secret to Building a Healthy Audience? Act Like You’re Dating Them.

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 12:50 pm

In 2017, the concept of trust is more important than ever. Countries around the world, from France to the U.S. to South Korea, are increasingly politically polarized. Online, communities rally together, muting or bullying those who don’t agree. Those who can build trust among their followers…

Tips & How To’s

5 Tech Tips for a Safer Online Dating Experience

By | Oct 4, 2016 at 9:00 pm

The days of organically meeting potential love interests are nearly gone. The rise of dating apps, online dating services, and even social media messaging have left random human interactions in the dust. Although millions of online daters successfully meet others on a daily basis…

Opinion/Analysis

Are Dating Apps Causing the Increase in STDs?

By | May 27, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Roughly three years ago, Harold Wiesenfeld, medical director for Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County’s STD and HIV program, started to be bothered by something his patients were telling him. It became big enough of an issue that Wiesenfeld began asking his patients about the dating apps…

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Startups & Apps

MiCrush: A Dating App for Latinos

By | Apr 19, 2016 at 11:45 am

The realm of dating apps is a successful one. Tinder for example, has currently more than 50 million users worldwide, which is more than enough to secure a place among the most used apps. However, some users are getting tired of the shallowness often…

Tips & How To’s

5 Online Dating Tips for the Busy Entrepreneur

By | Feb 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm

It may seem like the hardest part of online dating is picking which service to use, but for busy professionals another issue quickly crops up: You just don’t have enough time to make it work. Finding the space and energy to tailor your profile,…

Opinion/Analysis

Is It Ever Acceptable for Companies to Share Your Data?

By | Feb 25, 2016 at 5:12 pm

According to a recent survey by the National Cyber Security Alliance, more Americans are concerned with the risk of losing their online privacy than losing their own income. Of the 68 percent of those polled who feared for their cyber security, it was noted…

Startups & Apps

4 Couples Apps Perfect for This Year’s Valentine’s Day

By | Feb 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm

What is red, white, pink and shines romance all over the place? Valentine’s Day, of course! The “love holiday”, which many attribute to consumerism, is approaching for most countries around the world, so if that is the case of your country, you should hurry…

Videos

DC

Accurate Stories of Dating in the Digital Age [VIDEO]

By | Feb 11, 2016 at 12:30 pm

As we approach Valentine’s Day, we wanted to take a look at some of the more unique situations that can arise as a result of dating apps and dating websites. Granted there is no shortage of creeps found at your local bar, it’s a…

Reports & Rankings

Study Shows Online Dating Still Not as Effective as Offline

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 10:37 am

How often do you talk to people through text? How often to do you talk to people in person? Do you do one more than the other? It probably depends what type of person you are. Certain people thrive on being surrounded by others,…

Product Launch

Dating App Happn Adds Voice Feature

By | Jan 20, 2016 at 10:00 am

There are so many dating apps out there, and after a while they all start to blend together. I mean, for the most part, they offer the same features, use the same algorithms, and have you fill out the same info. For a dating…

Opinion/Analysis

5 Ways Running a Startup Is Like Dating

By | Dec 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Running a startup is a lot like dating someone, and there are many similarities between the two. So let’s take a look at five dating tips that can also be applied to running a tech firm: Starting a Relationship Is Like Building a Startup…

Lifestyle

Los Angeles

Align: The Dating App that Uses Astrology to Find Your Perfect Match

By | May 20, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Most dating apps are based on photos, pictures, the “hot or not” approach, or other superficial methods to find the perfect match. While this has worked for some people, Helen Grossman and Aliza Kelly Faragher – both Leos – have created a dating app…

Product Launch

Miami

SCORE: Online Dating Game That Connects Soulmates Offline

By | Apr 21, 2015 at 9:00 am

If life is messy, love is messier, especially when it includes technology. I know very few people who enjoy the experience of online dating: The process can be tedious and the outcome undesirable. Why is it difficult to find love online? One reason why…

Trends

St. Louis

My Invisible Girlfriend Totally, Definitely Exists

By | Jan 24, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Did Jan Brady suddenly get into the tech entrepreneur space? I ask because I came across a website, courtesy of the ever-bountiful Reddit, that lets users create an Invisible Girlfriend or Boyfriend. And if you don’t understand the Jan Brady reference here…well you should…

Social Media

4 Reasons Why Dating Apps Have Stopped Men from Approaching Women

By | Jun 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Look around the room – how many of your friends are using Tinder, swiping right or left on their phone? Dating apps are becoming the cheapest form of crack college students (and others) can find. The rush you get seeing “You have been matched with…”…