Match Group owns Tinder, OkCupid, and every other big online dating site in the US – except Bumble. Bumble’s CEO, an ex-Tinder executive, sued Match Group’s parent company for discrimination in 2014. Here’s how Match Group went from a failing dating site for Boomers to the country’s largest online dating […]
Democratic Party officials sent an email to campaign staffers warning them to be wary of opponents digging for information on dating apps. The email, first reported by CNN, said that opposition groups might seek out campaign staff on dating apps and attempt to orchestrate “sting” operations. A Democratic official told […]
Sam Yagan is a cofounder of OKCupid, former Match.com CEO, former Tinder director, and current CEO of ShopRunner, a service that partners with various retailers to provide free two-day shipping. He’s known as the “grandfather of online dating” and said that he’s noticed a number of parallels between online dating […]
Sam Yagan is a cofounder of OKCupid, former Match.com CEO, and former Tinder director. Yagan said that OkCupid data found that there were three main questions that can predict long-term compatibility between a couple. “You can disagree on religion, you can disagree on pets, you can disagree on lots of […]
Grindr is sending users’ identifying information and location to dozens of ad companies, according to a new watchdog report. Grindr is the world’s biggest gay dating app. By identifying its users to ad companies, it essentially broadcasts their sexual orientation to third parties. OkCupid and Tinder also share users’ dating […]
Tinder, OkCupid, Plenty of Fish, and other free dating apps owned by Match Group do not screen whether users are registered sex offenders. That lack of screening has allowed sex offenders to frequent the apps, according to a new investigation by ProPublica and Columbia Journalism Investigations. While Match Group screens […]
The online-dating market has been expanding exponentially in recent years, but it has yet to realise its full potential. There are nearly 600 million single people using online dating services worldwide, and that number is expected to grow to a staggering 700 million by 2020. Industry experts predict the sector […]
Sam Yagan was born in the United States after his parents immigrated from Syria. Yagan cofounded SparkNotes and OKCupid, was the previous CEO of Match.com, and is the current CEO of ShopRunner, a shopping service and Amazon Prime competitor. “I think that immigration is the ultimate entrepreneurship, in many ways,” […]
Sam Yagan started his first company, SparkNotes, during his senior year at Harvard University without money or a foundation to build professional success. Yagan went on to be the CEO of Match.com after cofounding OKCupid, and he now serves as the CEO of ShopRunner. He credits his success to being […]
Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday that Facebook is introducing a dating feature to its site. In response, the chief executive of Match Group’s parent company suggested that the product “could be great for US/Russia relationships.” Match Group CEO Mandy Ginsberg said in a statement that she was “surprised by the […]
• OkCupid, Tinder, Vimeo, and Investopedia are just a few of the brands in IAC‘s portfolio. • IAC head of executive recruitment Sharfi Farhana has plenty of experience placing CEOs and C-suite execs. • She said a lot has changed in terms of what many companies want from their CEOs. […]
A Redditor posted a graph of their experiences on OKCupid and Tinder. The analysis found GIFs were more likely to receive a response than texts on Tinder. Only nine of the 59 total threads analysed ended in a date. Online dating can be weird, and confusing, and frustrating – but […]
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ShopRunner CEO Sam Yagan is the cofounder of SparkNotes and OkCupid, and was head of the dating site conglomerate the Match Group for seven years. He said that his Syrian immigrant parents passed on skills that enabled him to become an entrepreneur. Yagan credits his success to taking full advantage […]
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