Tagged Shutters Social Mobile Dating App

Will mobile dating apps bring an end to the thousands of stale, dormant or otherwise ignored dating sites? Last year, Swoon was making headlines as the first mobile social dating app made by women. Looks like they couldn't figure it out, Tagged is closing down the app next week. I rarely hear about dating sites shutting down, but with apps it's a whole different story. … [Read more...]

BBC Radio Investigates Cupid PLC

Over the weekend the BBC's Adrian Goldberg aired an investigative piece centered on allegations that Cupid PLC had among other things made use of fake profiles and communications to entice members to sign up. Cupid LLC's official response was that there are 100 test accounts in their systems (think Mystery Shoppers). The interview starts with a man stating that he saw a … [Read more...]

Facebook Timeline Is The Perfect Personal Ad

Found some old notes while looking researching the Facebook Graph Search. Relevant so here they are. Facebook's Timeline and Graph Search is going to change the online dating industry, forever and for the better. People Media, Spark, Cupid PLC and all the other niche networks will popular for years to come, and Match certainly isn't quaking in their boots. And I'm not … [Read more...]