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OPW - Oct 20 - Feedback is the breakfast of champions, and we're hungry! We want to know what you do to moderate your internet dating site? Please answer this survey and we'll let you know the results. The price of the survey results report is your time to fill it in. If you work at an Internet dating site please take this 6 question survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/idatingmoderation.This
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Lunch Actually Buys LOLA Dating App
TECH IN ASIA - Oct 16 - Mobile dating app Love Out Loud Asia (LOLA) received seed funding from FatFish Medialab, made 350K matches, and paired over 10Ksingles across Southeast Asia. This acquisition arms Lunch Actually for the first time with a mobile-oriented service. The LOLA team will launch a new version of app in early 2015 for both iOS and Android.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... g-app.html
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Momo Reportedly Targets December For US IPO
TECH IN ASIA - Sept 30 - The Chinese tech media is reporting that the company plans to release its prospectus on November 11 and will be shooting for a December IPO in the USA. It’s looking to raise between $200 and $300M and targeting an overall valuation of $3B. Momo had more than 50M monthly active users as of July.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... s-ipo.html
In-depth Analysis Of Popular Dating Apps
GMA NEWS - Oct 17 - Radian 6 analysis shows that buzz surrounding dating apps is high at a total of 2,094,611 mentions. Tinder is the leading topic of discussion for most at 1,383,012, far outpacing counterparts Badoo (505,611), Grindr (137,779), and Twoo (63,733). Sentiment analysis for each of the apps shows an overwhelming positive response, with exception of Grindr (10,179 neg/8,658 pos). A more in-depth analysis reveals that the consensus on dating apps is that they are mainly used for and associated with hooking up.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... -apps.html
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SeniorMatch.com Launched Mobile Version
PR WEB - Oct 17 - The company has launched an optimized mobile version of their website m.seniormatch.com. The new site will to make it easier for iPhone and Android users to search and contact other members on their smartphones and tablets.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... rsion.html
9M Germans Use Online Dating
TELECOMPAPER - Oct 15 - Bitkom Research in corporation with Aris report that 36% were successful and found a partner. Among young people age 14-29, 23% has tried it. 16% of age 30-49, and 14% of 50-64. While 12% of Germans have signed up for a dating website, the study showed that only 8% are actively using the service. Only 25% of users were willing to pay.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... ting-.html
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Cupid’s Major Shareholder More Than Doubles His Stake
IFAMAGAZINE - Oct 13 - Richard Griffith, one of Cupid’s top-five shareholders, has raised his share capital from 3.9% to 8.9% after buying up 3.2M shares. Cupid reported last month that revenues in H1 declined to L7.2M from L9.4M in H2 2013 due to lower direct marketing spend, a more competition market and delays in implementing product changes.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... stake.html
Zhenai And CAMF Launched Happy Marriage And Family Project
WOMEN OF CHINA - Oct 15 - The China Association of Marriage and Family Studies and leading dating service Zhenai.com, jointly launched the project that aims to combine the wisdom and strength from experts and scholars to guide modern concepts of marriage and family, especially in terms of gender equality and family responsibility. The project should also further research the laws and regulations on marriage and how to establish a happy family.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... oject.html
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