Jim Lanzone, CEO of Yahoo

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Newly Acquired Yahoo Appoints Tinder Head Jim Lanzone As CEO

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.

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 - 07:15 PM / by Athira Chandran

Tags: Tinder, business, Yahoo, New CEO, Technology, Dating App, media

Courtesy: Reuters

Bumble gives a week's paid break to its employees

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Dating App Bumble Provides 'Paid Break' To Its Employees

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%.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 - 10:59 AM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Bumble, Dating App, employees, Stress

Courtesy: The Quint

men raping man

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4 Arrested For Gang-rape Of Man They Met Through Grindr App: UP

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

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 07:05 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: UP Police, Greater Noida, Gang-Rape, Dating App

Courtesy: Zee News

Tinder

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Tinder Allows Users To Block People In Their Phone's Contact List

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.

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 05:33 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Tinder, account blocked, Dating App, feature

Courtesy: Gadgets 360

Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd.

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Dating App Bumble's CEO Whitney Herd Becomes Rare Female Billionaire

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.

Fri, 12 Feb 2021 - 12:32 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Dating App, Bumble, Tinder, Whitney Wolfe Herd, New York

Courtesy: The Indian Express