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Dating app Hinge rolls out a new feature to reduce ‘ghosting’

Most dating apps match users then leave it up to them to initiate their chat. When Bumble launched, however, it broke new ground by having women make the first move. Today, Hinge is introducing its ow

Dating apps are embracing video

Dating apps are, in their own way, a form of social networking – especially as they expand into new areas like friend-finding or professional networking. So it only makes sense that they would a

Hinge is testing a personal assistant service called Audrey to help you get more dates

Dating app Hinge recently pivoted from swiping to “stories,” in order to help people find real relationships. That focus on authenticity, however, seems to stand in contrast to a project

eHarmony makes its questionnaire optional to get hip with the times

eHarmony, the OG dating site that focuses on lasting relationships through compatibility, has today announced that it’s ready to hear about what the kids are calling it these days. Under new CEO

Sean Rad steps away from CEO role (again) to run Tinder’s new Swipe Ventures

Today, Tinder is launching a new M&A branch of the company called Swipe Ventures, which will be led by Sean Rad. As part of the launch, Rad will step down as Tinder CEO and become chairman of both

The new Hinge, focused exclusively on real relationships, now costs $7/month

Hinge, the newly pivoted “relationship app”, has today unleashed an app that it believes is the solution to the “dating apocalypse.” The whole idea is to ensure that users are

Hinge closes the door on casual dating to focus on serious relationships

Hinge, the dating app that uses Facebook to connect you with friends of friends, has today announced that it will be sunsetting its original app. In its place, Hinge will be launching an entirely new

Hinge May Start Charging Users As It Zeroes In On Serious Dating

Given the extent to which I cover dating apps, you may be surprised to know that I’m not much of a digital dater. In fact, I’ve only ever had monogamous, exclusive relationships with peopl

Coffee Meets Bagel Will Help You Pick Your Best Dating Photos

If you’ve ever had trouble determining which photos to upload to your dating profile, Coffee Meets Bagel says it has found a solution. From now on, users can A/B test photos, by uploading two option

Tinder Competitor Hinge Scores $12M To Bring Its Friends-Of-Friends Dating App Abroad

If you want to hook up or judge people for fun, there’s Tinder. But if you want to meet someone you could start a relationship with, Hinge is the app for you. Now in 28 cities across the States

Matchmaking App Hinge Attracts $4.5M To Beat Tinder’s Endless Swiping

Why would prestigious VCs Founders Fund and Lowercase Capital invest $4.5 million in what looks like a Tinder clone? Because Hinge is building a romance graph of what structured data clues suggest tw

Hinge Hits SF With Its App For Finding True Love, Not Just Hookups

Tinder is great if you care about looks, not personality. But if you want a simple dating app that matches you based on interests, education, and profession, there's Hinge. Today it launches in San Fr

If Tinder Is For Hookups, Hinge Is For Relationships And It Just Raised $4M

Hinge wants to be Match.com for mobile. You can find horny strangers nearby on Tinder, but Hinge uses its "romance graph" to pair you with friends of friends that fit your style. And now Hinge has a r

DC Dating App Hinge Brings Its Romance Graph To More Cities

The problem with Tinder is women don't trust strangers, so matches don't turn into meetups. Hinge uses the same hot-or-not approval mechanic but only shows you trustable friends of friends you'll dig