NEW HOPE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Meet Group, Inc., a leading provider of interactive dating solutions, announced that on Tuesday, March 23, beginning at 1:30 p.m. (EDT), its Safer Dating Advisory Board members will be participating as panelists in a public webinar hosted by The Meet Group: Dare to Date: The COVID Vaccine and Dating Safety to answer daters’ questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and what it means for daters. The Safer Dating Advisory Board, along with The Meet Group’s SVP Marketing, Catherine Connelly, will discuss the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine, dating in person, and best practices to reduce the risk of transmission. Award-winning matchmaker and host of the Ask a Matchmaker Podcast, Maria Avgitidis, will be the special guest moderator for the event.
The Meet Group’s Safer Dating Advisory Board, formed in July 2020, is comprised of top epidemiologists and health experts, including Dr. Anirrudha Hazra, an internal medicine and infectious diseases physician certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Tali Elfassy, an epidemiologist and Research Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and Dr. Melissa Sharp, an epidemiologist and postdoctoral fellow at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
The Safer Dating Advisory Board provides consultation on dating products, including the launch of the in-app COVID Dating Preference feature, safer dating guidance, including dating tips offered to members of The Meet Group’s dating apps, and has helped shape the company’s response to the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus. As a leader in dating safety, The Meet Group continues to strive to set the industry standard, leveraging the most innovative technologies to make its dating applications a place where millions can safely connect, meet, and date.
While geared toward online daters and members of The Meet Group’s portfolio of dating apps, the free webinar will be open to the public. More details, as well as how to register, can be found on The Meet Group’s blog.
For more information about the Safer Dating Advisory Board and its board members, please visit https://www.themeetgroup.com/safety-meet-group/#datingboard.
About The Meet Group
The Meet Group owns and operates the most engaging dating communities in the world, spanning five apps including MeetMe, Skout, Tagged, LOVOO and GROWLr. Serving millions of daters daily, our community sends 70 million chats per day. Each month, our livestreaming solutions entice our community to spend more than 1 billion minutes in video. Our network size, technology, and leading moderation and talent teams enable us to partner for and acquire new audiences, including through video platform-as-service products. The Meet Group, Inc. is a subsidiary of ParshipMeet Group, a diversified international market leader in online dating, which also owns and operates leading matchmaking brands eharmony, Parship, and ElitePartner. For more information, visit themeetgroup.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.