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Google to Close Indian Q&A App ‘Neighbourly’

Google is to shut down its hyperlocal Q&A social app Neighbourly, that was launched in Mumbai just under two years ago.  The app, developed by company’s Next Billion Initiative, aimed to give local communities an outlet to seek answers to practical...
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LGBTQ Social App TAIMI Welcomes Five Millionth User

TAIMI has surpassed another milestone as it welcomed its five millionth member this week. The LQBTQ global community has active users in 45 countries worldwide.  Launched in 2017, TAIMI was first introduced as a startup dating app for gay men, but...
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LGBTQ Social App TAIMI Welcomes Five Millionth User

TAIMI has surpassed another milestone as it welcomed its five millionth member this week. The LQBTQ global community has active users in 45 countries worldwide.  Launched in 2017, TAIMI was first introduced as a startup dating app for gay men, but...
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Hily Users Can Add Snapchat Stories to Dating Profile

Hily is set to integrate Snapchat Stories, allowing cross-app migration to members.  Nearly a year after it was first previewed, Snapchat is introducing ‘App Stories’, a feature that allows third-party apps to post Stories created in the Sn...
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Tinder Tests Feature Allowing Users to Send Messages Before Matching

Tinder is reportedly testing a series of new updates to the ‘Super Like’ feature, that will allow users to add a reaction emoji or a short message. Singles can send emojis, like a star, heart eyes or a wave, when super liking specific photo...
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Match Group CEO Provides Coronavirus Update in Public Letter

Match Group CEO Shar Dubey has published an open letter discussing how the online dating company and its brands are being impacted by the current COVID-19 outbreak. Isolation is apparently causing online daters to have longer conversations, but is lowe...
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Kunlun Tech Sells Grindr Majority Stake For $608.5 Million

The sale of Grindr has officially been completed amid ongoing privacy concerns from the US government. Kunlun Tech, the Chinese former owner of the dating app, has sold its 99% stake for an estimated $608.5 million, to the US-based San Vicente Acquisit...
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The GDI Podcast: Protecting Daters’ Digital Identities With the CMO of Yoti!

Yoti is one of the world’s leading digital identity companies, which securely stores people’s personal and legal information inside their smartphones. It works alongside a number of dating and social apps to eradicate fake profiles, by providing users ...
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Scamalytics Release High Risk ISPs For February 2020

Scamalytics have released the February 2020 list of the top 100 high risk ISPs for dating fraud. The list is compiled based on ISPs used by reported scammers in February 2020 across the Scamalytics network. ISPs must meet a minimum traffic level to mak...
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Most Used Dating App is Tinder, According to Skyn Condom Survey

An annual survey from a leading condom manufacturer has found that Tinder is currently the most used dating app. Skyn’s ‘Intimacy Survey‘ is released every year to provide an insight into the state of modern sex, love and relationship...
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