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Sensor Tower Publishes Highest Grossing Dating Apps in May

Mobile analytics company Sensor Tower has published a list marking the highest grossing dating apps worldwide for the month of May. Tinder and Bumble took the first two spots once again, grossing approximately $65 million and $16 million respectively a...
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Grindr Ditching the Ethnicity Filter Has Created Problems For the People it Aimed to Help

At the start of pride season, Grindr announced it was finally ditching its “ethnicity filter” after dragging its feet for over a decade. But as it turns out, though well intentioned, removing the filter has actually created a new set of problems. Speci...
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The Startup Roundup – 3rd July 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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Badoo Releases Video Series Featuring Members of LGBTQIA+ Community

Badoo has launched a new video series that features significant figures from the global LGBTQIA+ community candidly sharing their personal dating stories. Each video in the ‘A Letter From…’ series will star a new person as they explain the joys and str...
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Match Group and IAC Officially Complete Separation

IAC and Match Group have officially completed their separation, meaning the online dating umbrella now stands alone as an independent company. Match Group will no longer operate under a dual-class voting structure and all of the shares that were previo...
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Tinder Tops Global Revenue Rankings For First Half of 2020

According to data from mobile data analytics company Sensor Tower, Tinder was the highest-grossing non-gaming app throughout the first half of 2020. The Match Group-owned dating app generated an estimated $433 million in spending across Apple’s i...
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Tinder Releases ‘Pride Anthem’ For Indian LGBTQ Community

Tinder has partnered with Ritviz, a popular Indian DJ and music producer, to release an LGBTQ song to celebrate this year’s Pride Month.  While the current lockdown restrictions in place, the community has not been able to celebrate in typical fa...
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Investors File Lawsuit Against Match Group and IAC Over Proposed Separation

A faction of Match Group investors are filing a lawsuit against the online dating company and IAC ahead of the impending separation. The two organisations were due to part ways at the end of business hours yesterday, but at the time of writing no offic...
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‘Private Detector’ AI Software Released on Badoo

‘Private Detector’, Bumble’s piece of AI software that automatically blurs nude images, has just been launched on Badoo. The tool was first announced over a year ago and rolled out on the female-first social app in October. It is designed to protect us...
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Dating Disrupted: How HUD App is Changing the Casual Dating Industry

Mobile World Live (MWL) spoke to Edward Chen, CEO and founder of HUD App to get his take on his company’s progress and unique outlook. Read the full interview on Mobile World Live. The post Dating Disrupted: How HUD App is Changing the Casual Dating In...
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