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Acquired byBuzzFeed
Date9/2012

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Websiteapps.facebook.com...
CategoryConsumer Web
Employees
DescriptionSocial Dating App

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Funding

TOTAL $500k
FUNDING TOTAL $500k
Seed, 6/2011
Lerer Ventures
SoftBank Capital
$500k

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Yoke

Yoke is a Facebook dating app that matches you with single friends of friends. It makes accurate suggestions for potential dates by referencing your Facebook Likes and listening activity against data from Amazon, Netflix, Echnonest, and its own proprietary Facebook Page and college graphs. Users can contact matches via Facebook messages, ask a mutual friend for an introduction, or play matchmaker for their friends.

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Above: Yoke Matches Screenshot
Uploaded: 3/28/12

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  1. BuzzFeed’s First Acquisition Kingfish Labs Could Make Its FB Ads Go More Viral Than Football Cats (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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