By Nicolas Vega. September 5, am Updated September 5, pm. Mark Zuckerberg wants to find you a date — and he promises to be discreet about your taste for red wine, trashy sitcoms and long walks by the ocean. Since then, Facebook has been beta testing the dating service in about 20 countries abroad.
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Bumble , the popular and profitable dating and networking app built around the ethos of women calling the shots on how connections get made and developed, has made a deal for some independence of its own, and its founder, Whitney Wolfe Herd, is coming out of it as CEO of an even bigger dating empire. Andrey Andreev, the founder of Badoo , the controversial London-based company that owns a series of dating apps and was the main backer and builder of Bumble, is selling his entire stake in MagicLab, the company that owned both Bumble and Badoo and other dating apps , to Blackstone. Blackstone is world-class at maximizing the success of entrepreneur-led companies, which presents a tremendous opportunity. I will strive to lead the group with a continued values-based and mission-first focus, the same one that has been core to Bumble since I founded the company five years ago.
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Namely's powerful HR Software is built for mid-sized companies — designed to be used by everyone, every day. Things get particularly sticky when romantic relationships form between a manager and a direct report—which can have an impact on employee morale and put the company at compliance risk. How common is this? Our survey also uncovered that 5 percent of employees are dating their manager at work. Though HR works to mitigate workplace risk, sometimes love knows no boundaries.
Matchmaking apps? Flaky back and forth texts between dates? Quite the opposite, actually.