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3 Tinder Spinoffs That Will Make You Swipe Right

By | Sep 24, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Love it or hate it, there’s no denying that Tinder has completely transformed the online dating industry. Tinder’s transformative effect hasn’t just caused it to become one of the biggest apps around—it has also led to a wide variety of knock-off dating apps, including…

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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…

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Mobile Swiping Technology Has Gone Too Far with Sperm Donor Matching

By | Sep 28, 2016 at 6:30 pm

When Tinder came onto the dating scene, people rejoiced. Finally, a means of online dating that allows for the users’ vapidity and shallowness to have a voice. People could swipe right because they liked the drapes in the background of a potential match’s picture,…

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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…

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…

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There’s a Tinder-Like App to Match Journalists with Story Leads

By | Oct 30, 2015 at 8:00 am

There’s a new app that promises users a free, direct pitching platform that offers journalists with a Tinder-like app to match them with story leads. Similar to PR tools like HARO and Muckrack which allow anyone to answer journalist queries and to track what…

Startups & Apps

Elimi Brings Fun Back to Online Dating by Eliminating Spam Profiles

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Online dating is fun and trendy, but there is a major problem that haunts even popular apps such as Tinder: spam. Fortunately, smart people (like yourself) quickly realize what’s going on and move on. That’s not the case with Elimi. Elimi has joined the…

Startups & Apps

20 Apps to Help Make Your Labor Day Epic

By | Sep 4, 2015 at 4:00 pm

The only thing that beats a normal Friday is a Friday that kicks off a long weekend. My friends, with Labor Day on Monday we’re officially enjoying one of those extra special Fridays right this very moment. I’m sure the majority of you are all…

Trends

Tinder Had a Dramatic Twitter Meltdown Last Night

By | Aug 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm

In case you guys missed it, Tinder was an absolute mess last night. Like a person who’s been dumped over text, Tinder did what every Millennial mess-up would do after a breakup: tweet about their frustrations. As a response to newly-published article in Vanity…

Data

The True Cost of a MVP for Today’s Hottest iOS and Android Apps

By | Aug 6, 2015 at 10:00 pm

When we hear about the launch of a new company it’s almost mystical in nature. That is, one day there’s nothing and then – poof – there’s a startup opening their doors. At least that’s what the outside perspective tends to look like anyway….

Opinion/Analysis

The Problem with PlentyOfFish’s Acquisition and What That Means for Dating Startups

By | Jul 15, 2015 at 6:11 pm

As TechCrunch reported yesterday, the Vancouver, Canada-based online dating website PlentyOfFish announced that it was getting acquired by Match Group, the subsidiary of IAC/InterActive that also owns Match.com, Tinder, and OKCupid. The company is set to be acquired for $575 million in cash and…

Lifestyle

My First Tinder Party: Tinder is the Lifestyle Brand for Millennials

By | Jul 15, 2015 at 10:00 am

Imagine jumping into a pool where people have come for the sole purpose of mingling. Everyone there is wading in the market, within your age range and the ice is broken with a swipe of the finger. This is Tinder, and everyone’s diving in….

Startups & Apps

Swipe No More: Hands-Free Tinder for Your Apple Watch

By | Jul 7, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Just in case you still haven’t found a really good use for your Apple Watch, why not put it to use towards something that you probably already do throughout the day (if you’re single, that is)? The Austin, TX-based design agency, T3, has just…

Lifestyle

Give Tinder a Left Swipe With These Alternatives

By | Jun 19, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Online dating is not exactly a new thing, as it has been around for some time now, ever since Internet got really popular. However, this stream of dating services and apps really is something new, and is a very successful market, without a doubt….

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NYC

You Get One Match Every 24 Hours, Make the Most of it

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The sea of dating apps and services currently available these days is enough to drown any single person, no doubt about it. I’m speaking from experience here: it’s chaotic how many matches, likes, and messages you both get and send on a daily basis….

Startups & Apps

Dating App Clover Offers On-Demand Dating

By | May 21, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Is it just me or has online dating turned into a vast swiping wasteland?  And what about that stomach drop feeling you get when you accidentally swipe left when you meant to swipe right, and your potential future MFL (Mate For Life…I just made that up)…

Trends

The Online Dating Market is Not Oversaturated

By | May 9, 2015 at 10:00 am

With an estimated 2,500 dating sites in the U.S. alone, the prospect of choosing between them can seem as overwhelming as finding “the one” amongst the approximately 41 million Americans who have tried online dating. There are sites catering for most age and income…