Dating Pro Digest: $15000 bonus to a matchmaking agency for marriage in Shanghai; Personality first… The new dating app that matches through psychoanalysis; $85 million dating app for gay men in China; New dating app only for doctors; Long term relationships can be found more likely in dating apps.
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Dating industry news digest:
- $15000 bonus to a matchmaking agency for marriage in Shanghai
- Personality first… The new dating app that matches through psychoanalysis
- $85 million dating app for gay men in China
- New dating app only for doctors.
- Long term relationships can be found more likely in dating apps.
$15000 bonus to a matchmaking agency for marriage in Shanghai
Due to the declining amount of marriages in the city, matchmaking agencies decided to join forces and create an association.
They exchanged the profiles of singles to increase the chances of finding the best match and announced the award of $15,000.
The Director of such alliance Xu Tianli explained how it is difficult for young people to find their SO, because of a busy life.
In Shanghai, there are 3 million single adults, from which 28 agencies cover more than 1 million singles.
However, some clients are worried about the privacy of their applications, they do not want to share their information across all matchmaking agencies.
Personality first… The new dating app that matches through psychoanalysis
Two sisters Jess and Lou Alderson launched the first dating app that analysis your personality type by Carl Jung’s theory.
Over 30,000 people signed up in SoSyncd and already one couple got married.
The app offers to newly signed up users to take a personality quiz and then shows possible matches. There is a unique algorithm that matches based on compatibility score.
SoSyncd is free for now, but at the end of this year plans to be paid.
$85 million dating app for gay men in China
Ex-policeman Ma Baoli when knowing about his orientation, felt lonely since in the community homosexuality was recognized as a mental illness.
Ma Baoli started with a blog about being gay, which consequently grew to a big forum for LGBTQ citizens of China, and launched Blued in 2012, after leaving police work.
58 million users from China, India, Korea, and Thailand are registered in Blued.
However, some users are looking for a hookup, Ma says there are many thankful letters from members who found long term partners.
Although Blued was shut down a couple of times, there is no big conflict with authorities.
Blued is not only the dating app but the platform where the LGBTQ community receives support, HIV awareness, and medical care through BlueCity. BlueCity platform offers HIV diagnostic kits and medical consultations.
Now, Blued is trying to improve the image by age and content control, after the case of an underaged boy registering in the app.
Overall, Ma believes that someday gay marriages will be possible in China.
New dating app only for doctors.
Matrimony.com is a matchmaking website for those who want to finds their SO only in the medical profession.
Murugavel Janakiraman, CEO of the website, stated that many doctors need someone who shares and understands their values and specifications of the profession.
In recent years there is a 40 percent increase in doctors registered marriages, which is why the matrimony website was created.
It offers the safety of private information, whereas singles can search matches not only by region but also by specialization.
This exclusive app knows doctors’ preferences best.
Long term relationships can be found more likely in dating apps.
According to the study of more than 3000 couples over 18 years old, those who met through dating apps had long-lasting relationships.
Psychologists indicated that those who use the app to build relationships have stronger goals to do it.
Also, a study shows that women who use Tinder, are more likely to want to have a baby.
Dating apps help to create long-distance relationships and multicultural couples. Therefore, matching apps might be a good place to find you SO for life.
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