Dating Pro Digest: Virtues And Downsides Of Online Dating; Bumble Hosts Valentine’s Dinner; Badoo’s New YouTube Series; Interesting Niches — Dating App Available Only On Sundays
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Dating industry news digest for today:
- Pew Research about the virtues and downsides of online dating;
- Bumble to host offline Valentine’s dinner;
- Badoo releases new YouTube series ‘True Stories’;
- Interesting niches for online dating — dating app that can be accessed only on Sundays;
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Pew Research about the virtues and downsides of online dating
The latest Pew Research report showed that today 30% of American adults use dating apps. In 2013, this ration was 11%.
They surveyed over 4,800 users and found that 12% of them have long-term relationships that started on dating sites or apps. And 57% of respondents view online dating in a positive light.
The report also showed that 37% of users were receiving messages even after they expressed their disinterest, 35% received unsolicited messages or images, 28% were verbally abused and 5% were threatened with physical harm.
Bumble to host offline Valentine’s dinner
Bumble partnered with Chicken Shop Date YouTube show producer and two restaurants in London and Manchester to host Valentine’s Day events.
The events will take place on 13th February and will include various dishes, drinks, compatibility cards, and dating coaches to help initiate conversations.
Badoo releases new YouTube series ‘True Stories’
Badoo has launched a new YouTube series of short films about its users’ real love experience.
These series are part of Badoo’s latest marketing campaign “Date Honestly”.
The first episode tells the story of a young waiter who discovers that the difficult customers he served earlier turned out to be his date’s parents.
Interesting niches for online dating — dating app that can be accessed only on Sundays
- Flutter – a dating app that’s open only on Sundays. Their main goal is to create an environment where everybody is present in the conversation and empowered to move the relationship forward.
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