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‘Over-Aggressive Anti-Spam Settings’ Cause Mass Suspension of Growlr Accounts

The Meet Group was forced to offer an explanation as to why a large number of Growlr accounts were suspended on President’s Day. According to the parent company, ‘over-aggressive anti-spam settings’ resulted in an accidental mass suspension of me...
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‘Over-Aggressive Anti-Spam Settings’ Cause Mass Suspension of Growlr Accounts

The Meet Group was forced to offer an explanation as to why a large number of Growlr accounts were suspended on President’s Day. According to the parent company, ‘over-aggressive anti-spam settings’ resulted in an accidental mass suspension of me...
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Sex-Positive Dating App Starts Petition After Facebook Blocks Adverts

A startup dating app has created a petition against Facebook to stop it blocking sex-positive services from advertising on the platform. #open was launched last year and lets users search for polyamorous and open relationships. It also has 23 sexual or...
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Match.com Introduces New ‘Date Check In’ Safety Feature

Match.com has released a new safety feature which allows daters to send SOS messages to friends if they find themselves in trouble on a date. The new feature, called Date Check In, lets users designate three emergency contacts who will be sent the date...
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Covering the Industry’s Biggest Trends With Expert Mark Brooks on The GDI Podcast!

Mark Brooks is one of the online dating industry’s leading experts with almost two decades of experience under his belt. He’s worked with companies like Plenty of Fish and Social Discovery Ventures in the past, and created his own consultancy business ...
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Bumble Announces Partnership with 2020 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Bumble has confirmed it will be a supporting partner of the 2020 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG), one of Australia’s most active LGBTQ rights’ organisations. The dating app has said it will be teaming up with the SGLMG for its 2020 festival, ...
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Bumble Announces Partnership with 2020 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Bumble has confirmed it will be a supporting partner of the 2020 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG), one of Australia’s most active LGBTQ rights’ organisations. The dating app has said it will be teaming up with the SGLMG for its 2020 festival, ...
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New Twitter Add-On Automatically Deletes Unsolicited Nudes

An independent software developer has released a filter to protect users from unsolicited nudes on Twitter. ‘Safe DM’ is a downloadable add-on that blocks and deletes images of penises that have been shared via the direct messaging function. There are ...
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Tinder Confirms Testing on Two New In-App Features

Tinder has confirmed it is testing two new features for the app, which they hope will encourage better conversation between users. Reverse-engineering expert, Jane Machun Wong, first uncovered the news that the dating app was working on two new feature...
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AI Company Clarirfai Hit With Lawsuit Over OkCupid “Face Database”

An artificial intelligence company faces a state court lawsuit over claims that it used OkCupid profile photos to train facial recognition algorithms, without the consent of users. Clarifai was accused by The New York Times in July of building a “face ...
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