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Cupid Gets Approached For Casual Dating Sites

REUTERS - June 20 - Cupid said it has been approached by multiple parties for its casual dating sites and added that it expects core earnings for the first half to be hit by higher marketing costs. Cupid was in talks to sell its casual dating business that operates and EBIDTA for the six months ending June 30 is estimated to be ~2.5M pounds ($3.9M). ... sites.html Introduces Offline Game Nights

PR NEWSWIRE - June 20 - is kicking off a 25 market Stir Game Night series by partnering with seven board game manufacturers to provide singles with a combination of icebreakers and party games. These live events will take place at bars and restaurants in select cities throughout the summer and fall. ... ghts-.html


Dating sites need to offer voice services to remain connected with their users...rather than disinheriting them when they want to speak on the phone - Mark Brooks

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AYI App Download Up 200%

PR NEWSWIRE - June 19 - AYI, owned by Snap Interactive, reports strong mobile growth (200% increase) on its iOS and Android platforms. New subscriber counts also increased by 91% for the iOS platform and by 147% for the Android platform in May 2013 as compared to April 2013. The increases are primarily attributable to increased marketing through Facebook's Mobile App Install Ads. Facebook's Mobile App Install Ads enable companies to target users on very granular levels including by age, gender, location, and user's specific interests. ... p-200.html

Dallas Singles Dating Service Delivers Duds

NBC5 - June 19 - A former employee of a local, high-priced dating service, Dallas Singles, said some individuals with a criminal past are allowed to be members. The owner said in some circumstances members can have a criminal record. On its website, the company promises to perform “a thorough background screening including a criminal history check on every client.” ... -duds.html


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Parents Using Dating Sites To Find Matches For Their Children

OPPOSING VIEWS - June 17 - Mothers are now signing up for sites like TheJMom, Duo and Telugu Matrimony that help mothers find their sons and daughters a significant other., a Jewish matchmaking site, has ~5K registered members. A six-month subscription package costs $78. A Personal Concierge Service costs $199 and includes one-on-one advice and a profile makeover. Similarly, Duo, a South Korean matchmaking service, helps parents find matches for their children. The site is not free, with annual fees starting at $2K. ... ldren.html

Speed Dating In Vancouver: 100 dates In 100 minutes

METRO NEWS - June 18 - 200 singles signed up for a massive speed-dating event in Vancouver this Thursday. Rendezvous Club owner Chris Hall has been running the annual “100 Dates in 100 Minutes” mega-mixer in Vancouver for the last five years, and thinks speed dating is a cut above online dating because it offers something a profile on a screen can’t. “It’s the first impression,” he says. Rendezvous’ regular events are usually more intimate, with 30 guys and gals chatting for five-minutes each, but this one is designed to be a matchmaking machine. ... nutes.html


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VineaLove: New Dating Site For Wine Lovers

NY DAILY NEWS - June 16 - VineaLove, the brainchild of former wine journalist Françoise Pauly, officially launched last weekend. The site will eventually transition into a paid networking site for wine enthusiasts looking for love or companionship. ... vers-.html Mobile Dating Site For People With Herpes

PR WEB - June 14 - is a newly launched mobile dating site for people with herpes powered by launched in 2002 and is the largest online dating community for people with herpes, STD and HIV. There are more women than men registered on the site and most of the members are age 45 to 54 or over 65. The site is dedicated to supporting people with herpes, STD, and HIV. There are more than 500 STD treatment stories, 800+ STD Q&A, and 800+ STD care locations posted on the site. ... erpes.html



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