dating

  • Bumble is finally monetizing with paid features to better help you find a match

    Bumble is finally monetizing with paid features to better help you find a match

    Bumble’s been hinting for a while that they are getting ready to turn on monetization features in their girl-dominated dating app, and now they’ve finally done it. Starting today users will be able to pay for a package subscription model that will get them three new features for $9.99 per month, with discounts available if you prepay for 3 or 6 months. The three features are… Read More

  • Threesome app 3nder renames to Feeld after Tinder lawsuit

    Threesome app 3nder renames to Feeld after Tinder lawsuit

    After Tinder’s lawyers found 3nder’s name just a tiny bit too close for comfort, the latter renames to Feeld and launches an Android app. The company is in the business of helping singles and couples connecting the dots into threesomes. Read More

  • Dating apps attach themselves to the Pokémon craze

    Dating apps attach themselves to the Pokémon craze

    Pokémon Go may be the perfect dating app: you’re out in the real world, have an immediate way to start a conversation with an attractive stranger and, clearly, the two of you already share a common interest. These facts have not been lost on the makers of actual dating applications, however. A good handful of matchmaking services have now tied themselves to the Pokémon craze in an… Read More

  • Zoosk takes on Tinder with debut of Lively, a free app that uses video to tell stories

    Zoosk takes on Tinder with debut of Lively, a free app that uses video to tell stories

    Zoosk, the online dating company with 38 million members, is today launching a new application called Lively, aimed at a younger demographic. The app is meant to be Zoosk’s answer to Tinder’s success, but it moves beyond the “hot or not” swiping mechanism Tinder popularized in favor of something more original: stitched together photo and video collages that tell… Read More

  • Bumble is going to help you find your next job with BumbleBizz

    Bumble is going to help you find your next job with BumbleBizz

    I hate networking. Or at least the type of networking that consists of awkward happy hours where no one knows each other and you’re approached every five seconds by some over-eager “networker” who seemingly has an endless pocket full of business cards. But, here’s the thing, that’s only one small type of networking. In its broader and much less aggressive form… Read More

  • “Let me see your phone”

    “Let me see your phone”

    Here’s one for your Friday. An older video, unearthed by Twitter user @iamjamajesty a few days ago has been blowing up on the network. This group poem, performed by Morgan “MoMo” Butler and Malachi Byrd, is one of the best expressions I’ve seen of love and trust in the digital age. “Settings>Privacy Settings>System Services>Location… Read More

  • Bumble is partnering with Spotify so you can swipe based on someone’s favorite music

    Bumble is partnering with Spotify so you can swipe based on someone’s favorite music

    Bumble, the fast growing female-led dating app, is partnering with Spotify. Bumble users will soon have the option of connecting their dating profile to their Spotify account so it can include the top artists they listen to the most. Users can then tap on an artist featured in someone’s profile and it will take them to the artist’s page in the Spotify app. While some may think… Read More

  • The League launches a rebuilt, event-centric dating app

    The League launches a rebuilt, event-centric dating app

    The League, the dating startup that’s maybe-maybe-not elitist, is launching version 2.0 in a new city — Los Angeles. Founder and CEO Amanda Bradford said The League has already rolled out the updated app to users in its existing markets, New York and San Francisco, without much fanfare. Today, however, marks the official launch, as well as the addition of its first city in nearly… Read More

  • Oops! Tinder’s new friend-finding feature, Tinder Social, is outing which of your friends use the app

    Oops! Tinder’s new friend-finding feature, Tinder Social, is outing which of your friends use the app

    Tinder announced this morning it’s testing a new friend-finding feature called “Tinder Social” in its popular dating app. The idea is to offer a way for you and your group of friends to find and connect with other groups out in the real world. Similar to how Tinder works for finding prospective dates, Tinder Social lets friends swipe and match with other groups they want… Read More

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