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Tinder redesigns profile pages with prompts, info tags and quiz

Tinder is revamping its profile pages to make them more informative and create easier starting points for conversations. The company is launching features like profile prompts as conversation starters

Bumble announces Slack CEO Lidiane Jones will be its new chief exec

In a fast-moving news cycle, a personnel change wouldn’t seem to catch our attention, but this morning dating app Bumble announced a doozy: It’s replacing founder CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd with Slack

Tinder’s app gets more social by letting friends play matchmaker

Dating app users will often sit with friends as they swipe through their matches in order to gain feedback, or even hand over their phone and let their friends swipe for them. Now, that real-life expe

Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd shares how AI will ‘supercharge’ love with digital matchmakers

Bumble, Inc. CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd believes the power of AI technology will lead to a better online dating experience for her apps’ users. Speaking at the Code Conference on Wednesday, the Bumb

Tinder snobs can now pay $499 per month to be matched with the ‘most sought after’ profiles

Tinder has rolled out its promised high-end membership, a pricey $499 per month subscription dubbed “Tinder Select,” which includes unique perks like the ability to be seen by more users,

Dating app The League launches ‘GoalMate’ feature to help users find goal-oriented matches

Let’s face it: Traditional dating app filters aren’t cutting it. While sharing the same basic interests like yoga or watching movies is nice to have in a relationship, it’s also important to fin

Free dating app Cosmic uses personality quizzes to make a profile for you

A new dating app called Cosmic wants to shake up the market by not charging for basic features like seeing who likes you or undoing your last swipe, while also making it easier for users to build prof

Match Group’s background check provider Garbo ends its partnership

Tech nonprofit Garbo announced today it’s ending its formal partnership with Match Group, the dating app giant behind Tinder, Plenty of Fish, Match and other apps. The two companies first teamed

Tinder tests AI photo selection feature to help users build profiles

Tinder is currently testing an AI photo selection feature that looks at a user’s photo album and selects the five that best represents them for their dating profile, parent company Match Group revea

Barbie and Ken are your dating coaches in Bumble’s newest feature

Ahead of the highly anticipated “Barbie” premiere on July 21, Bumble is launching a new experience where users can get message suggestions from all the Barbies and Kens featured in the movie, incl

Match launches new live in-app event called ’72 Hours’

Match is introducing an unconventional way of online dating to its users in order to promote more intentional connections. The dating app announced Tuesday a new time-sensitive feature called “72 Ho

Blush, the AI lover from the same team as Replika, is more than just a sexbot

Match Group debuts Archer, a new face-first gay dating app for men

Online dating behemoth Match Group is introducing a new gay dating app, just in time for Pride. The company, which owns the lion’s share of the global dating market, is launching Archer, a “social

Tinder will remove social handles from bios as part of its updated community guidelines

Tinder is updating its community guidelines in a bid to keep the dating app safe and respectful, the company announced today. As part of the updates, Tinder will automatically remove social handles fr

Hackers steal emails, private messages from hookup websites

Hackers have stolen email addresses, direct messages, and other personal data from users of two dating websites, according to a data breach expert. Earlier this week, someone alerted Troy Hunt, the fo

Video is fueling the newest group of dating app startups

There’s been a continuous shift toward video-focused dating apps in recent years as more users opt for authentic connections that photos and text often fail to achieve. Throughout February — a

Matchmaking service Tawkify picks up ‘anti-superficial’ dating app S’More in mobile expansion

Matchmaking service provider Tawkify announced today it acquired S’More, an “anti-superficial” dating app that had experimented with blurred profile photos, and even blurred video chats,

OkCupid is testing match questions generated by ChatGPT

Dating app OkCupid is the latest company to get in on the AI and ChatGPT frenzy. The company’s head of global communications Michael Kaye told TechCrunch in an email that OkCupid is testing a ne

Tinder rolls out new safety features, including an Incognito Mode

Tinder is rolling out new features aimed at making it easier for users on the dating app to control how they interact with others. The new features, which are rolling out globally, were announced toda

Dating app Hinge tests a pricier $60 per month subscription, similar to Tinder Platinum

Match-owned dating app Hinge confirmed it’s testing a higher-priced premium subscription of $50 to $60 per month — a significant increase over the current $35 per month pricing. The compan
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