Web Dating Going Mobile Bucks Privacy Concern Over Apple, Google

Apple Inc. and Google Inc. are trying to reassure iPhone and Android handset users they aren’t tracking their locations. Online dating companies are betting their bottom lines on doing just that.Meetic SA, the French owner of the European operations of Match.com, is joining start-ups including New York-based MeetMoi LLC in offering location-based dating services. Meetic will introduce features this year that let handset users find out real-time who’s around them and interested in meeting, and match potential soulmates who, for example, frequent the same gym, Managing Director Philippe Chainieux said in an interview.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-03/web-dating-going-mobile-bucks-privacy-concern-over-apple-google.html

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