Famous dating app Tinder recently launched its VIP subscription plan for those willing to pay to find love. With this upgraded plan at ₹41,000 ($499), one can have exclusive searches and matching features to find partners. Tinder Select subscribers can now message people they haven't matched with, prioritised "most sought-after" user's profiles. However, the plan is only available to less than 1% of Tinder users, considered "extremely active… read-more
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A man used the dating app, "Tinder," to find a sister to spend Rakshabandhan with someone because he didn't have a sibling. After thanking Tinder for finding him his need, he mentioned that he plans to spend Rakshabandhan this year with his two sisters, whom he met through… read-more
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Match Group Inc announced Google will temporarily enable the company to give consumers a variety of payment systems. Match filed a lawsuit against Google in May, calling it a "last resort" to keep Tinder and its other applications on the Google Play store. By June 1, Google said it will stop allowing people to download certain of Match's applications if they exclusively used Google's payment system and shared revenue.
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Tinder is bringing back the idea of the “blind date” through a new Fast Chat in-app feature. The feature will allow the users to interact and chat before they can view each others’ profiles and pictures. It will help users to connect faster through fun innovative prompts and games. The users will have to answer a short series of icebreaker questions and be paired with one another based on commonalities.
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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.
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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