Total strangers strip off in new dating show

MAKING Channel 7’s First Dates look like child’s play, SBS is launching a new dating show that’ll see prospective couples pushed far out of their comfort zones. In Undressed, billed on the SBS website as an ‘experimental’ new show (you can say that again), complete strangers will be forced into…

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Wander Launches Interest Groups For Singles

PRNEWSWIRE – Apr 3 – Users login to Wander and select the interests they care about. The app then intelligently recommends the most compatible group chats categorized by interest, event, place or, what’s trending. In the group chat room, users join the conversation, check out other members, and even create…

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Students Build Bae, An App For Black Singles

TECH CRUNCH – Mar 25 – Bae (Before Anyone Else) is a mobile dating app for Black people created by three students – Jordan Kunzika, Brian Gerrard and Justin Gerrard. They hosted an HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) tour which consisted of parties and mixers where people who matched…

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1 in 10 Young Aussie Singles Use Tinder

ROYMORGAN – Dec 2 – ~5M Australians 14+ identify as single. Of them, ~263K (5.1%) used ‘dating’ app Tinder. 8.8% of single 18-24 used Tinder in the last month. Outside these age groups, Tinder usage is minimal: 1.5% of singles aged 35+ and 1.6% of those 14-17 reported using the…

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MeetMeOutside: Latest App For Active Singles

TELEGRAM.COM – Nov 29 – MeetMeOutside is a new dating app that matches people based on their preferred fitness activities and suggests activities the pair can do for a date. Launched in September, MeetMeOutside is still in its beta testing phase and has ~5K subscriptions, mostly in the Boston area….

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BAE Is A New Dating App For Black Singles

ATLANTA BLACK STAR – Sep 4 – BAE (Before Anyone Else) is a new mobile dating app that caters specifically to African-American singles. The founders launched the app at Howard University in April, and received ~17K downloads in its first month, outperforming an early Tinder. Potential suitors can only engage…

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