Monday, March 12, 2018
Badoo, eight times more users than Tinder
READ BETWEEN LINES: CODE FOR TINDER - BADOO & BUMBLE WAR
Badoo NOT ON SALE, Founder talks at GQ magazine
Be alerted, be informed Bumble is backed by Badoo (80%, majority-owned by Badoo)
It is said Badoo is related to Russian mafia of white hat hackers in the spyware business.
Badoo is in big war with Tinder (Match Group)
When Match Group (fka IAC Personals) bought OKCupid (7 years ago) for an astronomical amount of money, the OKCupid team had the task to copycat Badoo, but they failed in that mission.
IAC / Match Group "acquired" HatchLabs to "develop" Tinder copycat of Badoo.
Then Badoo backed Bumble to fight back and destroy Tinder (last December 2014).
Badoo founder does not consider Tinder a competitor
BI article: The reclusive CEO of dating app Badoo on his app's redesign