The myspace of dating


My Space is a social network that is packed with features.

You can create your own private community of friends to share music, videos, news and more.

With this new round of funding, Hinge will have added pressure to come up with a revenue strategy.

Mc Leod says he's already given investors a clear picture of what that strategy will be, but all he'll say publicly is that it's not happening in 2015 and it won't be similar to the paid product Tinder released last month.

Mc Leod sees it, Tinder is the My Space of the mobile dating world and Hinge, the app he started, is the Facebook. And now, Mc Leod has a fresh round of funding to make that dream come true.

On Thursday, Hinge announced it has raised an additional million, which will fund Hinge's already rapid expansion into new cities, including the launch of its first international outpost in London this February.

The social basis of My Space is your friends and profile page.

Finding and inviting friends is easy, and you get get set up in no time.

Mc Leod's approach ignores the possibility that maybe, the magic of Tinder is the fact that it's so lightweight.

This year alone, Hinge has expanded to 24 new cities, and it has experienced 500 percent growth in its user base since January.

The app capitalizes on the swell of activity in the mobile dating space, that began with Tinder's launch back in 2012.

But Hinge has a unique premise: it only connects users who have mutual friends on Facebook.

That way, the potential matches are far more curated than they would be on Tinder, where anyone within a certain radius is fair game.

The usually silent Anderson has spoken out about My Space’s demise as a result of Facebook’s success, only a few days after the struggling social network was off-loaded by News Corporation for a fraction of the price it bought for in 2005.

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