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Lyft And Tinder Prove Chivalry Isn't Dead With New Feature

Have you recently hit pause on your love life? Well, Lyft and Tinder believe it’s time to put moves on your dating prospects while putting them on the move. In an unanticipated yet innovative matchup, the companies partnered on Oct.7 for a new Lyft feature that allows Tinder users to send their date a Lyft ride, according to a Lyft blog post. Outside continues to open back up and the dating app and transportation app have teamed up to assist getting real life connections back in action. “The seamlessly integrated feature encourages thoughtful gestures for those ready to get back out there and meet someone new,” Lyft shared. First impressions are crucial to securing a second date and the two apps are helping their users come in strong into the dating world in regards to in-person dating. This latest feature can be accessed through Tinder’s new Explore hub — where users can now buy a Lyft ride credit for their match to transport them to their special date. The feature’s steps are...

Ngozi Nwanji

Oct 8, 2021

Lil Yachty Invests In Jewish Dating App With "Ridiculously High Standards"

Lox Club, a Jewish-centered dating app billing itself as an app for people with “ridiculously high standards,” has two new investors that are, perhaps, surprising. According to Variety, rapper Lil Yachty and former Dr. Phil breakout star Bhad Bhabie (real name: Danielle Bregoli) have teamed up with Scoop Investments to invest in the app. Scoop Investments is an investment fund run by Adam Kluger, who represents both Lil Yachty and Bhad Bhabie. Founded in late 2020 by Austin Kevitch, Alec Lorraine, and Will Neild, The Lox Club app says that though it’s centered around Jewish people, it’s not exclusively for Jewish people’s use. “Lox Club values authentic, well-rounded people with ambitious dreams and careers, who can make you both think and laugh, regardless of their Instagram following,” the company said in its announcement, according to Variety. “Lox Club is like a deli; it’s culturally Jewish, but you don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy it. The community is curated via an application...

BLK's 'Once You Go BLK' Campaign Highlights the Beauty of Black Love

Black love is typically just seen through the lens of romance. But for BLK, their platform is created to be a loving space for the Black community, no matter their reason for joining. Of course, the Match Group extension, which launched in 2017, is primarily a place for Black singles to connect and potentially find a life partner, but BLK is also a hub for enlightening conversations around social issues and a space to reaffirm the Black American experience. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, BLK launched “Once You Go BLK” campaign, a celebration of the unlimited potential of Black love. The initiative showcases the journeys of BLK users and small business owners to acknowledge how real people date. “Once You Go BLK embraces the culture of the Black community, while also shedding light on important community topics from state violence to supporting Black-owned businesses,” said Jonathan Kirkland, Head of Marketing & Brand for BLK. “Our ambition for this campaign is to foster more...

Niki McGloster

Feb 14, 2021