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MeetMe Launches New Dating App Choosy

HEAVY - Jan 1 - The founders of MeetMe have launched a new dating app called Choosy for Android. Choosy lets users show off their personalities by asking icebreaker questions. Catherine Cook the co-founder of MeetMe says, “I know too well just how many low quality messages you receive. Choosy provides a useful filter. Only people who answer your question ‘right’ can message you – and now you have something to talk about.” ... hoosy.html

AshleyMadison Had Record Sign-ups On Jan 1st

HUFFINGTON POST - Jan 3 - AshleyMadison experienced record sign-ups on New Year's Day, as 27,511 married Americans logged on for the first time to look for an affair partner. The traffic was up 20.7% from New Year's Day last year and 344% higher than a typical day. ... n-1st.html


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Tinder Is Dipping A Toe Into Advertising

BUSINESS WEEK - Jan 3 - Today, Tinder’s users are finding fake profiles for The Mindy Project actors Mindy Kaling and Chriss Messina and appeals to watch the Fox sitcom. The ad campaign follows a similar July tie-in with the USA Network (CMSCA) program Suits, which didn’t bring Tinder any revenue. ... ising.html

Christian Mingle Creates Its Own Movie

OREGON FAITH REPORT - Jan 3 - Home Theater Films announces their newest film, Christian Mingle, directed by Corbin Bernsen. This new romantic comedy will be produced in partnership with A young, modern, single woman is trying to achieve it all — a successful career, amazing friends and finding Mr. Right. ... movie.html


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Grouper Heads To London

MALAYMAIL ONLINE - Jan 2 - Grouper, the online social club, launches in London on January 16th. Grouper focuses on low-pressure group dating, in which users sign up via Facebook, invite two “wingmen,” pay a fee of $20 for each person, and then answer some questions. Grouper then matches the trio with another trio of potential mates. ... ondon.html

It Takes 1 Year To Find A Spouse On eHarmony

THE SLANTED - Dec 30 - eHarmony has surveyed its married couples to find out “How Long Does it Take to Meet Your Spouse?" ~70% of respondents meet their spouse within a year. The median time from when people are matched to when they marry is 1.8 years. The average pair lived 20.2 miles apart when they were first matched. On average, husbands are 2.39 years older than their wives. ... rmony.html


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LikeBright Acquires MatchMate

PR NEWSWIRE - Dec 31 - LikeBright, a dating platform that matches Facebook friends of friends, has acquired MatchMate, a matchmaking software company. MatchMate was founded in 2012 by several Utah entrepreneurs, including John Richards who also invests in LikeBright's current round and serves on its advisory board. ... hmate.html

50K Bharatmatrimony Users Get Married Every Month

4-TRADERS - Dec 30 - Bharatmatrimony started as a simple community portal in 1997, targeting Tamilians in the US. It has transformed into a network of ~300 different types of community matrimony sites. The company got its first round of funding of $8.65M from Yahoo and Canaan Partners in 2006 and 2nd round of $11.75M from Yahoo, Mayfield Fund and Canaan Partners in 2008. For the next stage of growth, the founder is focusing on providing 'marriage services' (wedding invitation, caterers and musicians). ... month.html


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