Thursday, February 2, 2017

Facebook (FB) to copycat Tinder (MTCH), Badoo, Zoosk, OKCupid and other social dating site?

Could Facebook be the new Tinder, Badoo or LinkedIn? App rolls out 'Discover People'

  •     The feature could be used for dating or business purposes
  •     It shows people attending upcoming events that the user is invited to
  •     It also lists profiles of colleagues and people who live nearby
  •     The feature is being trialled but will be rolled out to everyone eventually

Facebook uses GPS, location services to suggest new "friends" via AOL

Facebook’s Algorithm Changes Leave Dating Apps — Not Just Media Publishers — Frustrated By Reach Restrictions.

Facebook Is NOT Primed To Disrupt Online Dating

MySpace was the biggest dating application for fun dating in Facebook circa 2010.

Social networking/applications could merge with online dating for fun, for flirting, for entertainment purposes, for instant gratification.
Social networking and online dating for serious daters are like water and oil, they will never mix.

Social dating is vaporware.
The key to long-lasting romance is STRICT PERSONALITY SIMILARITY and not "meet other people with similar interests".

Match’s Dilemma: Tinder Thrives as Dating Fades

Alexa and SimilarWeb show the rising tide is not happening for Online Dating Industry 2017 

Lack Of Innovation & Decadence can summarize the Online Dating Industry.
C-Level executives are more worried about their golf scores than their company’s long term strategy and innovations.
C-level executives are cooking barbecues under the water (selling smoke) and not paying attention to latest research from Academics which could be beneficial for the Online Dating Industry.

Please read: The 8 tips to innovate in the Online Dating Industry!

Very easy to copycat eHarmony, but very difficult to innovate: a 100 times better algorithm than eHarmony.


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