Land of the Giants: The Hidden Hand Behind Your Swipes


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This week, we bring you an episode of The Cut and The Verge’s latest season of Land of the Giants: Dating Games.

This episode is all about Match Group, the company that went on an acquisition spree and now controls two-thirds of the dating apps market. To hear more stories about how dating apps became a billion-dollar industry and the algorithms that control your love life, subscribe to Land of the Giants wherever you subscribe to podcasts.

Hosted by Sangeeta Singh Kurtz (@sangeetaskurtz) and Lakshmi Rengarajan (@Shmi_So_Far)

Host: Peter Kafka (@pkafka), Senior Editor at Recode

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