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Tinder Pivots Thai Marketing Strategy to Offer More Than Dating

Tinder has taken a marketing pivot in Thailand to position itself as ‘more than just a dating app’, but a social platform as well. A newly released marketing campaign is the culmination of research that showed that those with the highest in...
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Bumble Removes Politics Filter After Capitol Riots ‘Misuse’

Bumble has temporarily removed its politics filter, apparently after a number of women tried to match with people who participated in last week’s Capitol riots in order to notify the FBI. The trend started on 7th January, the same day that thousands of...
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I Interviewed 46 Men Who Cheated. This Is What I Learned.

Cheating on a partner is not something many people readily admit to, so it’s near-impossible to put any exact figures on the issue. One study might definitively say it happens in 70 percent of all marriages, while an independent expert could suggest it...
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More Young Indonesians Skip Dating, Go Straight to Marriage

Introduced by a mutual friend, Gita Hemas Prihatna and Agus Riyanto decided to get married the second time they met. They had known each other for a few days. Instead of going the usual route of young Indonesians—finding a suitable partner through dati...
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The Startup Roundup – 15th January 2020

GDI is constantly on the lookout for new players in the online dating market, disruptive business models and innovative technologies. Make sure you catch the Startup Roundup every Friday by following us on Facebook and Twitter! Startup news this week: ...
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App Annie Publishes ‘The State Of Mobile’ 2021 Report

Leading mobile data and analytics platform App Annie has published its annual ‘State of Mobile’ report, which provides an insight into the expansive impact of mobile products across the world. The overall industry grew much faster than expected, with a...
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HIV Platform ‘Positive Plus One’ Raises £260,000 in Latest Investment Round

Positive Plus One, a dating platform and social network for people living with HIV, has raised a further £260,000 to help drive growth and take the app to the next level of functionality. Launched in July 2020, Positive Plus One is aiming to reach over...
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AI Tool Uses Online Dating Photos to Predict Political Preferences

Stanford University researchers have used photos of more than one million people from online dating platforms and Facebook to create an algorithm that predicts their political leaning. The people who publicly displayed which party they supported were u...
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‘Bumble Mixtapes’ Promoted Virtual Dating Through Specially Curated Playlists

At the height of the pandemic, Bumble partnered with popular music streaming service JioSaavn to offer Indian singles a different and safe option to connect with people nearby. ‘Bumble Mixtapes’ was added as a way to indicate compatibility by using the...
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Matrimony.com Launches New Service For Professional Doctors

Matrimony.com has launched a new dedicated platform to help doctors look for their future spouses. The sectioned, which is called DoctorsMatrimony, was created after the team noticed a 40% increase in the number of doctors registering over the past 3 y...
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