Tinder is a location based social discovery app that connects people with mutual interests. The app is used for both networking and dating purposes. Tinder has hit around 10 million users and has made millions of matches in over a year now.
Vimeo has launched a new $10 million program. The $10 million fund is for films that are distributed exclusively through Vimeo On Demand. Vimeo On Demand was launched a year ago. The services lets creators charge for access to their content.
Aereo is a video streaming startup that allows users to watch live local TV channels for $8 per month. Aereo has announced that they have raised $34 million in funding to pursue an expansion plan.
Justine Sacco is a former PR executive at InterActiveCorp (IAC). She was fired because she wrote an offensive tweet that said “Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!” Sacco was a senior director of corporate communications at IAC. IAC owns websites like Match.com, The Daily Beast, About.com, OkCupid, CollegeHumor.com, and Dictionary.com.
InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IACI) has bought several web properties from display advertising company ValueClick. These properties includes Investopedia, PriceRunner, and several others. ValueClick said that 100% of their owned and operated websites will become a part of IAC. The website brands will join IAC’s Search & Applications reporting segment. Some of IAC’s other brands include Ask.com, About.com, and Dictionary.com. The terms of the acquisition was undisclosed.
InterActiveCorp (IAC) subsidiary Match.com is one of the largest dating websites on the Internet with around 2.8 million paying subscribers. Match.com is getting sued for $1.5 billion by Miami-based model Yuliana Avalos (pictured above). Why is she suing Match.com?
Cloud-based TV provider Aereo has announced that their services will be expanding in Miami, Houston, and Dallas starting next month. Aereo will be available in Miami starting September 2nd, Houston on September 16th, and Dallas on September 23rd.
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Popular comedy website CollegeHumor is going to release their first full feature-length film tomorrow called Coffee Town. The film will be made available on iTunes, Amazon.com, PlayStation, and other platforms.
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