Dating Pro Digest: Rating of the most interesting cases of the week from GDI: what startups are in the TOP this time; 1,700,000 Omiai users affected by the hack; Vaccination first, then Coffee Meets Bagel; Aisle help to settle down relationships
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Dating industry news digest:
- Rating of the most interesting cases of the week from GDI: what startups are in the TOP this time;
- 1,700,000 Omiai users affected by the hack;
- Vaccination first, then Coffee Meets Bagel;
- Aisle help to settle down relationships;
Rating of the most interesting cases of the week from GDI: what startups are in the TOP this time
GDI monitors innovative online dating projects and compiles a weekly ranking of the most promising new products. The list of the most interesting applications includes Icebreakrs, where you can find funny phrases and questions for any everyday situations, as well as virtual social games.
The Habibi app strives to suit Muslim ethics absolutely. On the Propselo social network reviews about other users are welcome, they helps to get an idea of new acquaintances.
Icon Source assists athletes and interested trade brands to find each other.
1,700,000 Omiai users affected by the hack;
The database of the popular Japanese application Omiai, owned by Net Marketing Co Ltd, has been hacked. The privacy of 1,700,000 users was at risk.
There is an assumption that cybercriminals may have gotten to their customers’ payment details. The company’s shares fell by 19%. The extent of the damage caused and the possible consequences are being investigated.
Management intends to strengthen security measures, implement improved password encryption technology and restore user confidence.
Vaccination first, then Coffee Meets Bagel;
Today, the question of getting vaccinated or not can become a stumbling block in a newly-made couple.
The developers of the online dating portal Coffee Meets Bagel took the trend into their arsenal and added the “Ready to Meet” feature. The novelty is addressed to vaccination supporters who have already given an injection.
The most popular on the site are profiles whose owners have been vaccinated twice.
Aisle help to settle down relationships
During the acquaintance it is not always appropriate to ask straightforwardly about the seriousness of the intentions of the person whom you see for the first time. This task was taken over by the “Settle Down” function from the Indian application Aisle.
Users provide information for how soon they are going to start living together. According to statistics, 44% are ready to get married even just now, 51% need a year to think about it, 27% do not plan a wedding in the next two years.
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