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The best dating apps for 2021

Online dating can be stressful, time-consuming, and downright awful. Thankfully, the top dating apps allow you to streamline the process. Here are the best.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Trends, Social Media, Online Dating, Dating App, Tier 4


Nude selfies: are they now art?

Lockdown has triggered a boom in the exchange of intimate shots – and now a new book called Sending Nudes is celebrating the pleasures and perils of baring all to the cameraHave you ever sent a nude selfie? The question draws a thick red line between generations, throwing one side into a panic while the other just laughs. And yet, as far back as 2009, that fount of moral wisdom, Kanye West, was advising how to stay safe. “When you take the picture cut off your face / And cover up the tattoo by t...
Tags: Books, Photography, UK, Sex, Relationships, Poetry, Women, Social Media, Life and style, Kanye West, Dating, Culture, Men, Short Stories, Online Dating, Jamie Foxx


Jigsaw scores $3.7M to slow down your dating swipes

Chalk one up for Jigsaw, an ‘anti-superficial’ dating app, which has scored £2.7 million ($3.7M) in seed funding to put towards US expansion. The round is led by a lead generation company for online dating companies, called The Relationship Corp, with backing from angel investors in the US and UK “primarily” in the tech sector. As the startup’s name suggests, Jigsaw adds a little cryptic fun to the transactional business of swiping photos of other singles in search of dating chemistry in a bid t...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Apps, UK, London, US, Tech, Dating Apps, Online Dating, Willow, Durrant, Jigsaw, Bumble IPO, The Relationship Corp, Relationship Corp, Alex Durrant, Max Adamski


Whitney Wolfe Herd took Bumble public as the youngest female CEO to ever IPO

Whitney Wolfe Herd. Marla Aufmuth/WireImage Marla Aufmuth/WireImage Female-first dating app Bumble went public Thursday with founder Whitney Wolfe Herd at the helm. Herd is the youngest of the handful of women CEOs who have taken their companies public. The company's shares surged upon opening on the Nasdaq, giving Bumble a market cap of over $8 billion.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. 31-year-old Whitney Wolfe Herd, founder and chief executive officer of online-da...
Tags: Utah, News, Ipo, Trends, Online Dating, Women In Business, Bumble, Nasdaq, Blackstone, Stitch Fix, Female Founder, Siebert, PitchBook, StitchFix, Imagine Entertainment, Badoo


Whitney Wolfe Herd is taking Bumble public as the youngest female CEO to ever IPO

Whitney Wolfe Herd. Marla Aufmuth/WireImage Marla Aufmuth/WireImage Female-first dating app Bumble goes public Thursday with founder Whitney Wolfe Herd at the helm. Herd is the youngest of the handful of women CEOs who have taken their companies public. The company could be valued at about $6 billion to $8 billion.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Thirty-one-year-old Whitney Wolfe Herde, founder and chief executive officer of online dating app Bumble, is taking her ...
Tags: Utah, Ipo, Trends, Online Dating, Women In Business, Bumble, Nasdaq, Blackstone, Stitch Fix, Female Founder, Siebert, PitchBook, StitchFix, Imagine Entertainment, Badoo, Julie Wainwright


How to Turn Down a Date Gracefully

Despite what we see in movies, getting asked out on a date isn’t always a magical, flattering experience. In fact, chances are good that you aren’t actually interested in the person and have no interest in seeing them socially or romantically. Having said that, turning someone down is never easy either—especially if…Read more...
Tags: Relationships, Communication, Dating, Social Gps, Online Dating, Lifehacks


Tinder parent Match Group is working with an anti-sexual violence group to assess how the company handles reports of sexual assault on its portfolio of dating apps

Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Tinder and Hinge parent Match Group is working with RAINN, the largest anti-sexual violence organization in the country, to combat sexual assault on its online dating platforms. RAINN will conduct a "comprehensive review" of how Match handles and moderates reports of sexual assault across its dating platforms and could recommend changes to its apps. Dating apps, including Match's dating brands, have experienced a surge in use during the pandemic as...
Tags: News, Tinder, US, Trends, Dating Apps, Online Dating, Hinge, Match Group, Marketwatch, RAINN, Rape Abuse Incest National Network RAINN, Scott Berkowitz, Tracey Breeden, Tech Insider, Katie Canales, Paige Leskin


Millions of users at risk as a security flaw discovered in Bumble

https://www.techradar.com/in/news/millions-of-bumble-users-put-at-risk-after-online-dating-hack An online dating hack was discovered on dating app Bumble which could potentially compromise online privacy for millions of Bumble users. This security flaw was discovered by researchers from Independent Security Evaluators (ISE). The researchers found out that attackers could easily obtain sensitive information of every Bumble user, even if they had been previously banned from the app. These attacks...
Tags: Business, News, Online Dating, Bumble


Red Flags to Watch Out for When You Start Dating Someone

The early days of dating someone new can be wonderful. You’re getting to know someone, learning about all of their quirks and figuring each other out. Part of that is recognizing if something about them seems off. If, in the first stage of seeing someone, you see too many of these red flags flying instead of…Read more...
Tags: Social, Feature, Relationships, Love, Dating, Social Gps, Online Dating, Lifehacks, Editors Picks, Valentines Day, Lovehacker


Black Lives Matter and MAGA hats: Activism and politics are flooding dating apps

Politics and social activism has become a deal breaker in online dating
Tags: Politics, News, Tinder, Trends, Social Media, Dating Apps, Online Dating, Black Lives Matter, Maga, Coronavirus


Sakawa Review: Ghana, e-waste and online dating scams

Sakawa is a moving, sympathetic portrayal of an online dating fraud syndicate in Ghana The post Sakawa Review: Ghana, e-waste and online dating scams appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Reviews, Films, Scams, Online Dating, Friday, Ghana, Film Review, Sakawa


She Fell in Love, and the Dog Approved

Tara Harper knew Fritz Rahr was “the one” after he volunteered to join her on a trip to rescue a German shepherd — and then gave it a bath.
Tags: News, Online Dating, Marriages, Love (Emotion, Dating and Relationships, Tara Harper, Fritz Rahr


Trying to Feel Love-Worthy (While Working for a Dating App)

Being awash in romantic complaints has left me — a Black woman who’s had heartache — feeling dismayed but hopeful.
Tags: News, Black People, Online Dating, Love (Emotion, Dating and Relationships, Single Persons


I Didn’t Mean to Adopt a Dozen Pet Snails

They aren’t very good companions. But the lockdowns forced us to bond.
Tags: News, Online Dating, Quarantines


You can now video call your Tinder matches within the app

Online dating just got even more virtual
Tags: News, Tinder, Trends, Social Media, Online Dating, Video Chat, Dating App, Breaking


Tinder now testing video chat in select markets, including U.S.

Tinder announced this morning it will begin to test video chat in its mobile dating app with some members in select worldwide markets, including in the U.S. The feature, which allows Tinder matches to go on “virtual” dates when both opt in, will first be available to users in Virginia, Illinois, Georgia and Colorado in the U.S., as well as in Brazil, Australia, Spain, Italy, France, Vietnam, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Peru and Chile, also with some members. Parent company Match had firs...
Tags: Social, Startups, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Video, Tinder, Colorado, Dating, Chile, Match, Online Dating, Video Chat, Video Calls, Face to Face


Tinder now testing video chat in select markets, including US

Tinder announced this morning it will begin to test video chat in its mobile dating app with some members in select worldwide markets, including in the U.S. The feature, which allows Tinder matches to go on “virtual” dates when both opt in, will first be available to users in Virginia, Illinois, Georgia and Colorado in the U.S., as well as in Brazil, Australia, Spain, Italy, France, Vietnam, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Peru and Chile, also with some members. Parent company Match had firs...
Tags: Social, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Video, Tinder, Colorado, US, Tech, Dating, Chile, Match, Online Dating, Video Chat, Video Calls


For Lesbians, TikTok Is ‘the Next Tinder’

Young women feeling alienated by dating apps and bar culture are finding love on their For You pages.
Tags: News, Online Dating, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, TikTok (ByteDance


How to Build A Dating App like Tinder

Dating apps have transformed our culture, redefining how we bond and socialize with others. For businesses, they offer opportunities, given their niche nature. For every Tinder, there is an app focused on a very different space. Everything from dating based on religion to dating based on wealth is an option when it comes to dating apps. Has your business identified an opening in the market, and are you interested in building a dating app like Tinder? The good news is that with the new phi...
Tags: Sales, Online Dating, Builder, Blog & Grow, Dating App, Builder Studio


I Can't Believe I'm Still Alive After Using Facebook Dating

If you’re single and stuck inside at home during the pandemic, online dating can be a creative way to pass the time—after all, what’s more romantic than a first date over Zoom? But if, in a fit of boredom, you’re tempted to try Facebook Dating, let me tell you now: Don’t even think about it. I speak from experience.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Online Dating, Use Literally Any Other Dating App


M17 sells its online dating assets to focus on live streaming

M17 Entertainment announced today that it has sold its online dating assets to focus on its core live streaming business in Asia and other markets. Paktor Pte, which operates Paktor dating app and other services, was acquired by Kollective Ventures, a venture capital advisory firm. The value of the deal was undisclosed. In its announcement, Taipei-based M17 said the sale will allow it to focus on expanding its live streaming business in markets including Taiwan, Japan and Hong Kong. Earlier t...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Asia, Hong Kong, Japan, Tech, Taiwan, United States, Middle East, Online Dating, Paktor, New York Stock Exchange, Taipei, Live Streaming, Koo


You Have to Let Go to Move On

She wanted to connect without the cost of connection. Enter the rock climber.
Tags: News, Wales, Online Dating, Love (Emotion, Dating and Relationships


How Coronavirus Is Changing the Dating Game for the Better

Video chats are in. Small talk is out. You don’t have to fret about who picks up the check. And maybe the biggest plus: You’re forced to take things slow.
Tags: News, Brain, Online Dating, Downloads and Streaming, Video Recordings, Marriages, Love (Emotion, Dating and Relationships, Single Persons, Quarantines, Videophones and Videoconferencing, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Tinder to add video dating next quarter, after slowing user growth due to coronavirus

Tinder will add a video dating feature in the second quarter of this year, parent company Match announced on Tuesday as part of its Q1 2020 earnings report. The company also detailed the coronavirus impact which slowed Tinder user growth in the quarter, as social distancing requirements and government lockdowns went into effect. Match didn’t go into detail about its plans for video dating, but noted it has been testing the waters with video in its Plenty of Fish app. In the quarter, it accele...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Video, Tinder, Tech, Dating, Match, Dating Apps, Online Dating, Bumble, Wall St, Dubey, Facebook Dating, Video Dating, Shar Dubey


Virtual Dating Is the New Normal. Will It Work?

Some New Yorkers are moving beyond the swipe to venture into flirtatious panel discussions and speed dating sessions.
Tags: News, New York City, Online Dating, Downloads and Streaming, Video Recordings, Single Persons, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


How to Have a Successful Zoom Date

At this point in the coronavirus pandemic, our lives have moved almost entirely online—and dating is no exception. If you’re actively dating (or at least were before this outbreak started), you may be used to putting in a considerable amount of time and effort into meeting a potential romantic or sexual partner. And…Read more...
Tags: Dating, Online Dating, Lifehacks, Zoom


Do you have what it takes to be this guy's "Awesome Republican Goddess?" Take the quiz!

Reverend William is looking for love. I have no idea what he's a Reverend of, or if he's even ordained at all. In fact, as you progress through his "Republican Goddess" quiz, he doesn't seem to be a Christian of any kind, but more of a New Age Spiritualist Right Wing Conspiracy Theorist. I'm not sure what that ordination ceremony entails (but then, I am ordained in the Church of Latter-Day Dudes). But either way: "Reverend William" has grown tired of those lonely LA nights, and has set up a w...
Tags: Post, News, Republicans, La, United States, Online Dating, William, Boomers, Truthers, Los Angeles California, Anna Merlan, Republican Romance, Seeking Awesome Republican Goddess


Phone Sex Is Safe Sex

Please postpone your hookup. Get off on Skype instead.
Tags: News, Online Dating, Skype, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Philip, Dawkins, Grindr.com, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Best Way to Reach Out to Someone You Ghosted

So you ghosted out of someone’s life without warning, and now you want to reconnect. Maybe you weren’t ready for a real relationship. Or maybe you were just scared. Whatever it was, you’ve moved past it, and want to reach out to give it another shot. Here’s what you can try.Read more...
Tags: Romance, Love, Online Dating, Lifehacks, Ghosting


Match now lets you swipe left or right to show love for your political causes

Singles can choose from political views that align with their beliefs
Tags: Mobile, Politics, News, Trends, Social Media, Dating, Match, Online Dating, Match.com, Dating App