Bumble reported that it saw a spike of 38 percent in video and voice calls, also called 'pre-dates' after March 2020.
The Norwegian Consumer Council said it found “serious privacy infringements” in its analysis.
In this smartphone era, apps have helped make video calls, GIFs, emojis and audio messaging preferred modes of communication.
To fend off competition, Match has boosted its marketing spend on Tinder in emerging markets.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: India-US trade deal, Aarey colony protests, interview of War director Siddharth Anand, today's must-read stories
Firstpost Editor's Picks: India-US trade deal, Aarey Colony protests in Mumbai, impact of dating apps, India vs South Africa, interview of War director Siddharth Anand, today's must-read stories
The Queer Take: Dating apps promised a world of possibilities, but may have caged us further instead
Dating apps are the new impasse in the possibilities for conversations, coming together, and coming.
Bumble may have started in 2014 as a safe space for women to date, but when have gay men ever let a good thing go to waste? This dating app also has a bonus feature — the option to video-call, which lets you make sure you're not being catfished.
Black Mirror’s Hang the DJ, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster and why rebellion is at the heart of finding true love
Though very different in tone, both Black Mirror's Hang the DJ and Yorgos Lanthimos' film the Lobster deal with many of the same themes – the ardous process of finding a partner, the presence of an imperfect system whose sole purpose is to match people, and the idea of rebellion as a way to pursue the kind of relationship you truly desire.
Who isn’t curious to see whether a friend secretly likes them? Secret Crush will help you find out.
This can include data from social media accounts, banking details, even services like Uber, Netflix.
For the tests in Canada and Thailand, Facebook has new functionalities. Among them is a feature called the "Second Look"
Before Instagram became an overnight phenomenon for men (and women) to flirt with each other, the dating world for the quintessential gay man was a very different place (even sans the filters); over the past few decades, we’ve come a long way — and it’s nothing like the world we live in today, or the one we read about.
India is one of the first markets where the new My Move feature is being rolled out.
Happn is an app for your missed connections. Whether it’s the cute writer whose number you forgot to ask or the attractive waiter at the coffee shop who slipped you an extra cookie, the app lets you reconnect with people when you didn’t get an opportunity to do so