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CEO of Infidelity Website Ashley Madison Apologizes as it Faces FTC Probe
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CEO of Infidelity Website Ashley Madison Apologizes as it Faces FTC Probe

The breach, which exposed the personal details of millions who signed up for the site with the slogan 'Life is short. Have an affair,' cost Avid Life Media more than a quarter of its revenue.
Why Bumble's Anti-Bullying Open Letter to a Male User Is Totally on Brand
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Why Bumble's Anti-Bullying Open Letter to a Male User Is Totally on Brand

The feminist dating app's opposition to traditional gender roles goes beyond who makes the first move.
Lydia Belanger
The Kinky Ménage à Trois Startup That Tinder Wants to Kill (and How It's Fighting Back)
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The Kinky Ménage à Trois Startup That Tinder Wants to Kill (and How It's Fighting Back)

3nder, the 'Tinder for threesomes,' scored some free media coverage with its campaign to get users to ship stinky socks to Tinder.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Dating Site Matches Americans Fleeing Trump With Canadians
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Dating Site Matches Americans Fleeing Trump With Canadians

'Maple Match makes it easy for Americans to find the ideal Canadian partner to save them from the unfathomable horror of a Trump presidency,' the Maple Match website reads.
Match Group Revenue Beats Expectations as Tinder Attracts More Paying Users
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Match Group Revenue Beats Expectations as Tinder Attracts More Paying Users

The company -- which owns multiple dating websites, including OKCupid, Tinder and Match.com -- said its average paid-member count increased 36 percent in the first quarter.
Seeing a Brand 'Probortunity,' Tinder Awards Scholarship to Sorority Girl Penalized for Using the Viral Dating App
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Seeing a Brand 'Probortunity,' Tinder Awards Scholarship to Sorority Girl Penalized for Using the Viral Dating App

'When we found out what Shannon was going through, we wanted to help and turn the experience into a positive one,' co-founder and CEO Sean Rad tells Entrepreneur.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Tinder Aims to Make Matching More 'Humin' With New Acquisition
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Tinder Aims to Make Matching More 'Humin' With New Acquisition

'We both were trying to solve the problem of how do we use technology to get people to meet and connect in the physical world.'
Catherine Clifford
8 Reasons Online Dating Sites Are a Business Dead End
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8 Reasons Online Dating Sites Are a Business Dead End

Dating site customers are fickle, hard to please and will dump one site for another without explanation. Sort of like the worst person you've ever dated.
Martin Zwilling
YouTube's Co-Founder Just Made a $1.65 Billion Case for the Early Pivot
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YouTube's Co-Founder Just Made a $1.65 Billion Case for the Early Pivot

The company was originally going to be a dating site. Good thing co-founders Steve Chen, Jawed Karim and Chad Hurley listened to what their users had to say.
Laura Entis
John McAfee Offers Ashley Madison Post-Hack Analysis
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John McAfee Offers Ashley Madison Post-Hack Analysis

Looking back at the scandal surrounding the dating site for married people, the famed computer programmer wonders if anyone besides the CEO actually got laid.
Entrepreneur Network
Take a Look at the Most 'Right-Swiped' Jobs on Tinder
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Take a Look at the Most 'Right-Swiped' Jobs on Tinder

And great news -- entrepreneurs are considered sexy by members of both genders.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Use of Dating Apps Surging, Says Pew Study
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Use of Dating Apps Surging, Says Pew Study

Chances are you, or someone you know, uses online dating sites or mobile apps.
Carolyn Sun
With This App, Women Always End Dates With More Cash in Hand
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With This App, Women Always End Dates With More Cash in Hand

The co-founder of Ohlala swears the transactions are all about making a real connection.
Lindsay Friedman
Tinder Adds STD Testing Locator
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Tinder Adds STD Testing Locator

The move ends a feud between the dating site and a leading sexual health advocacy group.