What’s behind Facebook’s new dating app?

So despite the strange timing, in the end Dating may not be as revolutionary as it seems. Facebook may just be trying to take back some control of an industry which it already influences to a great extent. And just imagine the power of ads for flowers, romantic dinners, weekend getaways and divorce lawyers. 

Facebook to launch dating service for ‘real’ relationships

Shares of established online dating site operators tumbled after Facebook’s announcement. Match Group Inc., which owns the popular dating app Tinder, fell more than 18 percent. Tinder itself connects to Facebook and accesses user data to connect would-be partners to one another.

‘God sees your ungrateful evil soul’: Nicki Minaj blasts ex Safaree Samuels in angry tweet… as she releases new Pinkprint video

‘and speaking to some1 about pub and splits isnt blackmail. stop looking for pitty.. u handle your buisness why cant i ? and its not Bout fame its about respect and youve had 0 for me the pass few years.the 0 respect u had for me at home had nothing 2do w/music

UPSC NDA & NA Examination 2020: Admit Card Released at upsc.gov.in, How to Download

Apart from the admit card, candidates will have to carry an original photo ID which should match the details mentioned on the hall ticket. In case a candidate finds any error on their admit card, they are required to immediately contact the concerned authorities.

‘Governor Newsom, save our lives. We’re dying in here’: Demonstrators plea for San Quentin inmates’ release

Newsom’s response to the outbreak, which started after some of the 121 prisoners transferred from the California Institution for Men in Chino on May 30 tested positive for the coronavirus, received scathing criticism from prison reform advocates and health experts. On June 13, a team of UC Berkeley and UCSF health experts submitted a memo […]

121 Ethiopians arrested for suspected involvement in deadly attack

Benishangul Gumuz Regional State, located in Western Ethiopia along the Ethiopia-Sudan border, hosts Ethiopia’s largest development project the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, which is under construction on the Blue Nile River with a construction cost of close to 4.7 billion U.S. dollars.

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Negotiators signal relief bill stuck, not dead

➔ International: Hong Kong authorities arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai on Monday and accused him of violating the national security law, marking the first time the law has been used to target dissent in the news media and press freedom. Next Digital, Lai’s media company which operates Apple Daily, a pro-democracy publication that is critical […]

Greek rescue workers search for survivors after deadly flash floods

Heavy rain started falling at about midnight Saturday and firefighters responded to over 50 fires caused by lightning. By late afternoon on Sunday, 97 people had been safely evacuated from their homes and cars, 30 of them by helicopter, and more than 600 homes had been drained of flood waters, the fire service said.

Egypt dispatches 3rd aid shipment to Lebanon over deadly blast

CAIRO, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) — Egypt sent on Monday the third batch of aid to Lebanon to provide emergency assistance to the heavily burdened country that suffered a deadly explosion in the capital Beirut, the Egyptian armed forces said in a statement on facebook.

MC Insider: String of exits at private lender, hurting Chinese ownership, deadly COVID secrets in banking and more

Is there more than meets the eye at a private sector lender? The firm has attracted marquee global names in its recent hunt for capital. Before it could say “Let’s party!”, it was met with a raft of senior-level resignations across verticals. Some of these were back to back. Why? What we heard is it […]