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eHarmony’s New EH+

In the last year, eHarmony has made over a million dollars selling high-touch matchmaking services at $5,000 a pop. This is much more interesting than the revelation that 70% of its users say they are not satisfied with eHarmony. Read more at Fast Company....

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Twenty years ago I was working with Tangent Design and Modem Media to develop interactive content for AT&T and Zima. The guy who’s place I took at Tangent Design ended up founding Razorfish a few months later. Anyone remember The Blue Dot? This Is The’s...

Dating Profile Moderation In the Philippines

Most social sites, and some dating sites and apps, use humans in the Philippines to moderate profile content. Over 100,000 people there spend their days looking at the most disturbing things you could imagine, and then some. Everybody hits the wall, generally between...

Tinder Turns on The Revenue Tap

Tinder is going to offer freemium services in a few weeks. The new premium service will likely let users break away from location limits and expand their Tinder reach. “We are adding features users have been begging us for,” said Rad. “They will offer so much value we...

Cupid Subscriber Count Plummets

I always thought of Cupid as Spark Networks with more adult services. Judging by their current situation, I stand by this. Cupid, which runs subscription-based dating websites such as Cupid.com, UniformDating.com and LoveBeginsAt.com, announced £3m ($4.9m) in pre-tax...

Siri, Get Me A Date

The team of engineers that created Siri, Apple’s voice-driven intelligent assistant, are creating a an advanced form of AI which “will be able to teach itself, giving it almost limitless capabilities. The stealth startup, Viv Labs, has been working on the...
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