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Description: With the exception of Grindr, no one has been able to master the dating app market. However, after a long tenure of running a successful online dating site, OkayCupid believes they’ve cracked the code.

Source: FastCompany

Date: January 17th, 2013

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Online dating has matured from Internet fringe activity to full-blown phenomenon. Online dating apps?  Less so. With the exception of the wildly popular Grindr, hooking up via your smartphone has been an anathema to app developers and a hazard to those looking for mates, a kind of no-man’s-land between skeeze city and sociopath village. “Another day, another creepy mobile app,” observed the New York Times’ Nick Bilton, writing about the spectacularly creepy Girls Around Me app.  Read Rest of Story

Questions for discussion:

1. Why does Liebel think that being first to market is overrated?

2. Who is CrazyBlindDate designed for? why?

 

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