Online LGBTQ platform BlueCity announced Wednesday that it has acquired Finka, a dating app for gay men in China, in a 240-million-yuan deal. The transaction is scheduled to close before mid-December.
Dating and social networking platform Momo saw shrinking revenues and decreasing numbers of paying users in the first quarter.
Beijing Kunlun Tech announced that the decision to sell its 98.59% stake in popular gay dating app Grindr to American company San Vicente Acquisition LLC has been approved in a board’s meeting.
Shenzhen-based Tencent released their first social app of 2020, a video dating app called Qingyuan, which arranges blind dates via video call.
After a three-day viral swarm across the global internet, Chinese deepfake app ZAO is now facing severe backlashes from the public due to privacy concerns.
Here is this week's roundup of tech stories in China.
Momo was the top dating app on campus when I was in college a few years ago. Although it connected strangers, their limited interaction and short-term relationships earned it a reputation for being a “booty call app.” The more recent Tantan seems to offer a better user experience.