New dating social network
Match Group’s own namesake app, Match.com, even rolled out its own take on missed connections back in January 2017.
People find love through both social networking and online dating.
Each of the dozens of different dating sites available target a specific market.
EHarmony, for example, focuses on Christian dating, while Atlasphere targets those who love the writings of Ayn Rand.
will launch a series of new features based on location in 2018, its parent company Match Group revealed during this week’s Q4 2017 earnings.
The dating app maker has been fairly vague on what these new features will entail, having only described them previously as something that will blur the “distinction between digital and real-life dating, and dating and simply engaging in your social life.” This hints at further efforts at expanding Tinder into more of social network for young singles, rather than an app whose sole focus is on creating relationships.
When moving between these two worlds, it's helpful to understand the differences.