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Background checks in dating apps aim to promote safety, but raise privacy concerns

Mar 17, 2021
A leading dating-app company is working with a nonprofit to bring criminal checks to one of its platforms.
Match Group plans a background check pilot program on Tinder this year.
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Love in the time of COVID: Dating apps are thriving

Nov 24, 2020
Hookup culture could be waning in the era of COVID-19, with infection a constant concern.
Bumble, the dating company, went public last week, making Whitney Wolfe Herd the youngest female CEO to take its company public.
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Tinder gets serious about dating

Mar 3, 2015
The dating app has put a cap on the number of swipes you can make for free.

Algorithms: The language of love?

Dec 19, 2014
On trusting data to find a date.

Playing matchmaker in Silicon Valley

Sep 29, 2014
Dating coaches update wardrobes, make reservations and even buy new hand towels.

In online dating, one company is the big matchmaker

Aug 8, 2014
IAC/InterActiveCorp owns Match.com, OkCupid, Tinder,HowAboutWe and more.

Your parents met on Match.com?

May 5, 2014
Match.com's latest campaign goes beyond the baby carriage to college.

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Hacking OKCupid to find true love

Jan 23, 2014
A mathematician has written a new book that tells you the secret of OKCupid's algorithms.

Attitudes change toward online dating

Oct 22, 2013
More people than ever are using apps and sites to hookup.

Mobile dating apps try to woo women

Sep 27, 2013
As the online dating scene moves to mobile apps, Tinder is the first to really gain a following with women.