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SNAP Interactive Q4 2013 Highlights
PR NEWSWIRE - Jan 7 - Total revenues for the Q4 '13 increased 2% to $3M YOY. As of Dec 31, 2013, AYI.com had ~78K active subscribers. New subscription transactions increased 3% on a sequential basis compared to Q3 2013, even though advertising and marketing expense was reduced by ~11% over the same time period.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... ights.html
Christian Connection Launches Subway Campaign In London
CHRISTIAN CONNECTION - Jan 10 - Christian Connection is launching an ad campaign on the London Underground. The campaign centres on murals created by graphics artist Alex Fowkes. One claims “Christians make better lovers” with “love one another” a key part of the Christian code.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... ondon.html
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FirstDate To Sponsor Sweden's National Public TV
PR WEB - Jan 9 - FirstDate, the leading online dating site in Scandinavia, was among four national companies chosen to sponsor the independently owned public broadcasting network in Sweden.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... ic-tv.html
Turks Won't Admit They Met Online
AL MONITOR - Jan 12 - The Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK) finds that only 0.1% of 603,751 marriages in 2012 happened after couples met online, compared to 41% tying the knot with people introduced by family. “I don’t take TUIK’s findings seriously," said Haluk Akin, co-owner of PembePanjur, a dating site with ~2M visitors. “There is a negative perception about finding your partner online, and couples usually end up lying about it." Ersan Ozer, owner of Istanbul.net, Ankara.net and Izmir.net, agrees.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... nline.html
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SinglesAroundMe Introduces Shifting GPS Patent
PRESS RELEASE - Jan 8 - SinglesAroundMe, a social discovery mobile dating app, revealed it’s patent pending Position-Shift invention which allows mobile users to choose who knows where they are and when. SinglesAroundMe launched in 2010 and has 2M users in 100 countries.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... tent-.html
Spark Networks Introduces Good Deed Dating
CHRISTIAN TODAY - Jan 8 - ChristianMingle has come up with a new service (Good Deed Dating) that will give the opportunity for singles to get to know one another while volunteering in their communities. Singles will volunteer through projects like food banks and community gardens. The programme will initially run in Los Angeles on 11 January, and Houston and Dallas during the Valentine's Day weekend in February.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... ating.html
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NameTag: First Dating App Developed For Google Glass
PSFK - Jan 6 - NameTag is a facial recognition app that will use Google Glass’ camera to identify a passersby face, matching it with their online profiles. “I believe that this will make online dating much safer and give us a far better understanding of the people around us", said Kevin Alan Tussy, the app's founder.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... glass.html
Worst Profile Ever Still Attracts Hundreds Of Guys
WASHINGTON POST - Jan 6 - Alli Reed, a columnist for Cracked.com, created the worst online dating profile ever. She made sure to come across as “mean, spoiled, lazy, racist, manipulative, and willfully ignorant.” But the messages still poured in — more than 150 in the span of 24 hours.http://www.onlinepersonalswatch.com/new ... -guys.html
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