He and his business partner, web designer Tim Burks, will roll out Android and Apple apps for the site this week.“I’ve been a Republican most of my life,” says Goss, who lives in Santa Clarita, Calif., just north of Los Angeles."When we think of social networks, we think they are static -- about status updates, about pictures -- and so the communication is static," Gonzalez told CNBC."But we are seeing now the shift of social networks - a seismic one.Social networking services have exploded over the past couple of years, and as the market becomes more saturated, apps are striving to differentiate their services.From dating sites to social networks for doctors, start-ups have battled to find a niche -- and this is where sports apps are hoping to succeed.
The site, Mouse Mingle.com, was designed to unite people whose love of Walt Disney Co. Aside from the basic dating site questionnaire (name, gender, looking for male/female, interests), the site allows its users to search for partners based on favorite Disney character, favorite Disney song, favorite Disney movies – noticing a pattern here? In an interview with the Orlando Sentinel, site founder and former Disneyland cast member David Tavres said that he created the site because of the difficulty he experienced in meeting women who shared his love for Disney. I didn’t find a lot of women in their late 20s early 30s that had an interest in Walt Disney and the history of the park," Tavres told the Sentinel.You have to wonder what took them so long, but at least they’re in time for next Valentine’s Day.The application, which you can download here, is free and pitched as a “Mac-inspired dating app designed exclusively for fans of Apple products”.A new online dating site for geeks was launched today.Targeted at people who proudly wear the geek label (or nerd, dork, whatever you want to call it), it aims to bring together people who have strong interests in specific topics such as coding, gaming, anime, comic books, cosplay, science fiction and fantasy.