Global Dating Insights (GDI) is the leading source of news, information and analysis for the online dating industry. The site serves a highly engaged trade audience of over 30,000 unique monthly visitors, and is read in over 100 countries. Since launching in 2013, we have published over 5,000 stories.
Our articles and interviews provide executives and professionals worldwide with up-to-the-minute, authoritative dating sector coverage. We pride ourselves on being the go-to publication when a story breaks.
Our reports and analyses give readers a detailed look into one aspect of the dating industry. The GDI Power Book, released on Valentine’s Day, lists the influencers, start-ups and movers that have impacted the market over the course of the year.
Our conferences and events bring together some of the biggest names in dating for conversations, presentations and networking opportunities. Speakers from Zoosk, Tinder, Facebook, eharmony, Microsoft and The University of Oxford have all featured in recent years.
We hold ourselves to the highest standards of journalistic integrity. Global Dating Insights is monetised by a) content partners, b) ticket sales, c) sponsorship of events, and d) sponsorship of reports. Our sponsors benefit from brand awareness, and do not receive any additional editorial support.
Global Dating Insights is an independent publication run by a small team of professional journalists.
Battling Habitual Loneliness Post-COVID with Venn
In this episode, Luke is joined by Jesper Algaard, CEO and Founder of Venn. Luke and Jesper investigate how dating and social platforms are battling habitual loneliness post-COVID, how the pandemic has changed the attitude of singles towards being lonely, and what platforms are doing to combat this. They also look at what's next for Venn, how it fits into the social and dating industry, and why the idea of a classic dating app could be redundant.
Indian Dating Post COVID With Aisle
Within this podcast, Luke is joined by Able Joseph - CEO and Founder of Aisle - one of the leading dating platforms in India. Luke and Able investigate how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the attitudes of singles in India, the notion of casual dating being a thing of the past on most platforms, and how new advertising campaigns spell the beginning of a new era for dating platforms. Luke and Able also look at what's next for Aisle post-pandemic.
Forming Meaningful Relationships Through Music With Press Play
In this episode, GDI is joined by the team from Press Play - Tina Houser, Rich Taylor, and Caitlin Alexander.
Within this episode, Luke and the Press Play team discuss the idea of dating over a shared passion, such as music, and whether that shared passion can help to form more meaningful and longer lasting relationships.
Luke and the Press Play team also talk about the science between 'music relationships', and getting a deeper insights into your potential partners through a different avenue.
Fitness and Health Conscious Dating with FITFCK
In this episode, GDI is joined by Jamie Wykes-Hobday, founder of fitness dating app, FITFCK.
Within this episode, Jamie and Luke discuss the rise of niche dating, specifically fitness, and the rise of the ever-popular FITFCK platform. They also discuss their new events, the return to physical dating with a digital element, and the biggest developments for the platform in 2022. They also discuss the wider industry, and what the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been.
Anti-Superficial Dating With Ur My Type
GDI is joined by Firas Abdullah, CEO of anti-superficial dating platform Ur My Type. Within this episode, we discuss the birth of the platform, why anti-superficial dating is the next big thing, how it fits into the dating landscape, and what Firas' advice to budding entrepreneur's is.
Senior Dating in 2022 with Select Connections
In this episode, GDI is joined by Jacqui Baker, founder of Select Connections, a leading senior dating platform. We discuss why senior dating is so important in the modern landscape, the transition into dating as an older generation, and where Select Connections plays its role in the market.
Dig & CLiKD!!
Worth subscribing for the Dig and CLiKD episodes alone. Always informative, Dom knows his stuff.