Catalyst launched its social, local, mobile application today (never seen those three things together before), that seems to do little other than pull concepts from Instagram, Foursquare, Path, Highlight, Tinder, etc. and bundle them into one.
More people than ever before are using online dating services and finding partners online. Public attitude towards these services is also improving and viewed by fewer people as the domain of the desperate.
This “modern love company” seeks to connect people offline over shared interests and activities. An SEC filing reveals it has raised part of a $5 million round.
Dating site HowAboutWe announced the launch of its new Couples product in San Francisco today, intended to help people in relationships have as much fun as their single peers.
Amazon’s repeated recent cloud outages are causing at least one customer defection. Dating auction site What’s Your Price is leaving Amazon for a Fiberhub, a web hosting company in Las Vegas.
Shaker, an online chat room where Facebook users can interact with other Facebook users, won the Disrupt Cup as the most disruptive company at the TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 conference in San Francisco.
Shaker, a Facebook application that drops you into a virtual environment where you can interact with other Facebook users, is not a dating app. Never mind you can strike up a conversation with that cute guy or girl your friend knows. Never mind that you can dance on a bar. Never mind that you can buy other users drinks.
Just in case getting coupons for big discounts hasn’t won you over to group buying site Groupon, chief executive Andrew Mason announced some extra incentive today: The company is offering to send your kid to college.
Feel like there are no singles out there? Have no fear. Skout, the location-based dating app, now boasts one million registered users in its service. Summer seems to be the time when people are looking for love, as Skout says more than 200,000 users signed up in the month of June, breaking the one-million mark.
One in four people who date online have been dumped the lazy way: They read about it on Facebook.