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Bumble cuts ~350 employees as dating apps face a reckoning

techcrunch.com The company posted weak Q4 2023 results today showing a $32 million net loss and $273.6 million in revenue. While up from the same period a year ago, earnings came in below…

Bumble to cut about 350 roles, forecasts weak first-quarter revenue

aol.com Bumble said on Tuesday it would lay off about 350 roles, a first major step taken by new CEO Lidiane Jones, after the online dating company forecast disappointing…

Bumble’s revenue forecast signals slowdown in spending on dating apps

theglobeandmail.com Bumble BMBL-Q on Tuesday forecast first-quarter revenue below Wall Street estimates, anticipating stiff competition from Tinder-parent Match Group amid slowing user spend on…

This Week in AI: Addressing racism in AI image generators

techcrunch.com Keeping up with an industry as fast-moving as AI is a tall order. So until an AI can do it for you, here’s a handy roundup of recent stories in the world of machine…

Meta, Microsoft, and others want EU regulators to extract more concessions from Apple than it offered to comply with the DMA, saying Apple didn't go far enough

arstechnica.com Apple is coming under fire from rivals Meta and Microsoft who say its plans to open up its mobile software to comply with a landmark EU law fail to go far enough, as the…

Tinder makes a major change that tackles a top complaint from users

thestreet.com The days of catfishing may soon be over on Tinder, or at least much harder to do as the online dating app is taking a step in tackling the deceptive practice that has…

Match Group inks deal with OpenAI, says press release written by ChatGPT

techcrunch.com In a press release written with help from ChatGPT, Match Group announced an enterprise agreement with the AI chatbot’s maker, OpenAI. The new agreement includes over 1,000…

Match Group Teams Up with OpenAI to Spark a Love Affair with Innovation

benzinga.com DALLAS, Feb. 21, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- In the world of dating apps, Match Group – the cupid behind Tinder, Hinge, Match, and Plenty of Fish – is now in a relationship with…

Tired Of Fake Tinder Profiles? Dating App Is Looking To Crackdown Catfishing With Video Selfies

benzinga.com Tinder MTCH is rolling out a more stringent verification process requiring users to submit a video selfie and a photo ID to obtain a special verification badge. The step is…

Tinder Toughens Up Verification Amid Wave of Romance Scams

thedailyupside.com A Twitter-like blue check mark confirming your date is not a con might be nice. Tinder said Tuesday that it’s expanding verification operations as a precaution against…

You'll soon need a driver's license or passport to get a blue checkmark on Tinder

businessinsider.com Tinder's new verification feature reduces your chance of being catfished on the app. Tatyana Antusenok/Getty Tinder users will have to submit a video selfie and some kind of…

Match Group to Present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

benzinga.com DALLAS, Feb. 20, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Match Group MTCH announced today that Gary Swidler, President & Chief Financial Officer, and Faye Iosotaluno, CEO of Tinder, will…

It’s Tinder’s world. We’re just pigeons gambling in it

morningbrew.com Do you find dating apps a never-ending hustle? Good news: People more motivated than you are doing something about it. Six fed-up users of Match Group’s platforms Tinder,…

Tinder, Hinge ‘deliberately’ turn users into swiping addicts, lawsuit says

washingtonpost.com “Match intentionally designs the Platforms with addictive, game-like design features, which lock users into a perpetual pay-to-play loop that prioritizes corporate profits…

When should a founder step down?

economist.com “I’m an entrepreneur. I’m a founder. That’s the way my mind and brain works,” mused Whitney Wolfe Herd in an interview with Fortune magazine on November 6th, the day she…

‘I Want My Daughters to Be on Tinder’: A New CEO Hopes to Make Everyone Fall in Love Again

theinformation.com Faye Iosotaluno initially envisioned her family’s December trip to New Zealand as a holiday-time sojourn, but a week before they left, she learned they’d have another reason…

Today’s top business headlines: Wall Street layoffs, Tinder lawsuit, and new method for training AI

fastcompany.com Morgan Stanley layoffs: Hundreds of jobs are being cut from Morgan Stanley’s wealth management unit, representing less than 1% of the division’s employees, according to…

Dating Apps Turn Users Into 'Compulsive' 'Addicts': Lawsuit

newser.com Stuck in a dating app loop with no date in sight? A lawsuit filed Wednesday against Match Group claims that's by design. As the AP reports, Tinder, Hinge, and other Match…

Tinder, Hinge keep it ‘compulsive’, lawsuit claims

bostonherald.com Stuck in a dating app loop with no date in sight? A lawsuit filed Wednesday against Match Group claims that is by design. Tinder, Hinge and other Match dating apps are…

Tinder and Hinge dating apps are made to addict users, lawsuit claims

cbsnews.com There may be a reason so many hopeful singles on dating apps say they bank hours a day on the platforms swiping and scrolling without great results. Match Group-owned apps…

Maker of Tinder, Hinge sued over 'addictive' dating apps that put profits over love

npr.org Maker of Tinder, Hinge sued over 'addictive' dating apps that put profits over love The popular dating apps Tinder, Hinge and the League hook users with the promise of…

Lawsuit claims Tinder, Hinge apps make users addicted to finding love

thestreet.com Valentine's Day may have been a day for love, but it marked the day one of the leading matchmakers was thrown a lawsuit. A class action lawsuit was filed against Match…

The operator of Tinder, Hinge, and OkCupid is being sued over claims it made them addictive and puts profit over love

aol.com None The operator of dating platforms Tinder, Hinge, and OkCupid is being sued. • None Six plaintiffs claim the firm designed the apps to make them addictive and put profit…

His AI Swiped Right. Then It Told Him To Propose. Now They’re Getting Married

forbes.com AI is becoming ubiquitous on the world’s most popular dating apps. Some think we’re headed for the Twilight Zone. Others feel more hopeful than ever that love is within…

Tinder, Hinge and other dating apps encourage 'compulsive' use, lawsuit claims

abcnews.go.com Tinder, Hinge and other dating apps are designed with addictive features that encourage compulsive use Stuck in a dating app loop with no date in sight? A lawsuit filed…

Dateless? Lawsuit claims Tinder, Hinge, Match apps are addicting users instead of helping them find relationships

fortune.com Stuck in a dating app loop with no date in sight? A lawsuit filed Wednesday against Match Group claims that is by design. Tinder, Hinge and other Match dating apps are…

Tinder downloads are falling but the dating app era isn’t over yet

cnn.com Tinder, the app behemoth that leads the dating market, is shrinking. But virtual love isn’t a dying breed yet. As many as 46% of online daters say they’ve used Tinder,…

Happy Valentine’s Day, dating app downloads are slowing down

techcrunch.com It may be Valentine’s Day here in the U.S., but the dating app market isn’t looking as promising as it used to. According to a new analysis by app intelligence provider…

Speed dating is making a comeback

aol.com Many singles are tired of swiping on dating apps. They’re going old school to find romance. Speed dating, singles mixers and other group dating parties have made a comeback…

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