Jim Lanzone, who used to be the head of dating app Tinder has been announced as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Yahoo. Reportedly, this decision came days after Apollo Global Management Inc completely acquired Verizon Media for a whopping deal of $5 billion. Besides, Apollo is planning to grow its services to offer Yahoo finance & Yahoo Sports and is focusing on advertising & e-commerce platforms.
In order to tackle the workplace stress, Dating App Bumble gave a week's paid break to its 700 employees. Emphasising upon the paid break, Clare O'Connor, the Head of Editorial Content stated, "In the US especially, where vacation days are notoriously scarce, it feels like a big deal." Notably, in 2021 till March 31, Bumble and Badoo firms owned by Bumble had its users increased by 30%.
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Uttar Pradesh police arrested four men for the offense of gang-raping another man they met through Grindr, an app which enables homosexual alliance. The incident took place in Greater Noida, where the man was gang-raped, filmed, and blackmailed. The accused allegedly tried to extort an amount of Rs 2 lakh by way of blackmailing. Reportedly, the police have seized the mobile… read-more
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American online dating app Tinder has allowed the users to block their exes, friends, colleagues, family members, or anyone else in their contact list before-hand. Reportedly, the users can now access the feature from their settings, under the ‘Block Contacts’ menu, where they could mark the contact which they want to block. However, the blocked contacts will not be notified that they have been blocked.
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Dating app Bumble's founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd, with $1.5 billion net worth, has listed herself as self-made female billionaire at the age of 31. Whitney's wealth spiked after Bumble’s stocks soared 67% in its trading debut in New York on February 11. The former Tinder associate had founded Bumble in 2014 where women get to make the first move. "Hopefully this will not be rare headline,” she said.
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