While Tinder emphasizes its hyperlocal platform and its ‘hookup’ image, and tackles an older marriage-minded audience, OKC occupies a happy middle position between the two.It does so by targeting people between the ages of 18 and 80.Tyga has called out Keeping Up With The Kardashians star Scott Disick for having an online dating profile.The rapper must have been swiping through himself as he came across Scott’s picture on dating app Badoo.A year after its launch, OKTrends generated over 2 million new OKC users.Equipped with exclusive data and great storytelling, OKTrends secured OKC’s dominant place in the online dating industry — and it did that without any form of paid advertising. Apparently, OKC, and its rivals, Tinder and Match.com, are owned by the same parent company, The Match Group.As Tinder becomes increasingly popular, these three sites risk being cannibalized and overshadowed by one another. However, as company records show, The Match Group has skillfully avoided that situation by differentiating and showering equal love on each of its companies.
If the Internet has given us anything, it's the dating-industrial complex: a slew of web sites promising to hook you up with the perfect life partner—or, uh, that night's anonymous partner.Scott, 34, has been linked to 19-year-old Sofia Richie since splitting from Kourtney Karadashian. The father-of-three was asked by close friend Malika Haqq on Keeping Up With The Kardashians if he would have another child with Kourt, and he openly admitted: ‘Yeah.’ The pair already have three children, Mason, seven, Penelope, five, and Reign, two.The pair claimed they were just good friends for many months before they were spotted snogging poolside in Miami in mid-September. uk has contacted Scott’s rep for comment on the dating profile.OKTrends demonstrated that “Black people and Asian men get [the] short shrift”, thereby highlighting how race (unfortunately or not) remains a romantic and sexual factor for many people.Additionally, OKTrends’ articles are written in a remarkably readable and witty prose, despite its statistical character.
Some have tapped a specific audience—whatup, JDate!