THE HINDU - Feb 9 - Consumers across the globe spent ~$3B on dating apps in 2020, up 15% YOY, according to App Annie. Tinder secured the top position in terms of consumer spending worldwide, while Bumble and Pairs took the second and third spot. Dating apps witnessed a total of 560M downloads over the year. Tinder was the top ranking app in India and the U.S., having the highest annual overall consumer spend among non-gaming apps in 2020. It also ranked in the top 10 in both China and South Korea.