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Tinder — the massively popular smartphone app that has radically simplified the process of online dating — is becoming a household name. "The best analogy is My Space versus Facebook," Hinge founder and CEO Justin Mc Leod said on CNBC in February.
For now, it's much less popular than Tinder, but dominant social networks have been dislodged before, and Hinge's focus on making connections through people you already know could win out.
That's quite a spike from the company's 0 million valuation last year.
Thumbtack handles job listings and marketing for people providing local services, and collects interested customers.
It was 2007 and my first book, a career guide for creative types who didn’t want an office job, was approaching publication. ” my mother said when I called to tell her my advance copies had arrived in the mail. Just keep me posted so I can tell everyone what shows to see you on and when.” Shortly after this pep talk, the marketing director at my publisher gave me one of her own.
Previous iterations of the app gave users new potential matches once a day, but now matches come in a regular trickle, like Tinder but with lower volume.
The main difference, though, is that Hinge focuses on matching you with people you share Facebook friends with, if you have a Facebook account.
That's a pretty rosy assessment, but the analogy is not all wrong.
Hinge is growing fast, and it's worth getting to know it.