Author: Jordan Crook

Tinder Online is a new web version of the dating app

 Tinder is today introducing a new way for users to access the platform with the launch of Tinder Online, a web-optimized version of the dating app so people can Tinder at their desktops. Tinder Online still requires that you sign on to your account through Facebook, and it doesn’t include any of Tinder’s revenue features like Tinder Boost or Super Like, for now. Head of Product… Read More

Coffee Meets Bagel introduces $35/month premium membership to fight ghosting

 Coffee Meets Bagel, the dating site that focuses on high-quality, limited matches, has today announced the launch of a premium tier of the service. Thus far, CMB is one of the few reigning dating apps that has generated revenue solely through in-app currency without a premium membership. But no more. Coffee Meets Bagel works by sending men 21 profiles that may be a good match, each day at noon. Read More

Tinder Select is a secret, members-only version of the app

 Tinder has been operating a members-only version of the platform called Tinder Select, which is meant to serve only the elite users on the app, including CEOs, super models, and other hyper-attractive/upwardly affluent types. One source who was using the app said it’s “for celebrities and people who do really well on Tinder.” It appears that Tinder has invited people to… Read More

Dating app Sapio wants you to think harder about swiping right

 There is an inherent problem that plagues all dating apps. The world is getting smaller — instead of choosing a mate from the pool of our college classmates or neighborhood friends, we’re now connected to everyone on the planet with a few taps of the thumb. This means that dating apps rarely run short of people to serve up, which means that we’re playing a game of optimization. Read More

Foursquare launches Pilgrim SDK to let developers leverage location

Context is everything. For a long while, the dream for developers and marketers has been to offer information at the exact right time and the exact right place. Achieving that, however, hasn’t been so simple. To answer the call, Foursquare is unveiling a new enterprise product called Pilgrim SDK. For years, Foursquare has been building out the Pilgrim technology, which is essentially… Read More

Meet the finalists vying for the Social Impact Award at the 10th Annual Crunchies

 In tech, we often think a few steps further down the road. But sometimes, the present needs some serious addressing. This is one of those times. As we draw closer to the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards Show, we figured now was a great time to highlight the nominees for the Social Impact Award, which goes to the person or organization that uses technology to create social change. Here are the… Read More