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Snap Interactive Extends Partnership With Match

PR NEWSWIRE - May 13 - Snap Interactive, the company behind social discovery platform,, has extended its bus dev agreement with for 3 more months. The partnership features various integrations of's dating sites into, and will expand to mobile platforms as well. ... match.html

Flirting On Dating Sites Is Grounds For Divorce In France

DAILYMAIL.CO.UK - May 11 - A woman was deemed as cheating on her husband for flirting on dating site Netlog with men she had never met, ruled French judge. ... rance.html


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Couples App "Between" Is Launching An E-commerce Store

THE NEXT WEB - May 14 - Between, an app from South Korea for couples to share their moments in a private social network, has launched a gift shop. Couples will receive mobile coupons to redeem their presents. Between claims 7.3M users worldwide. ... store.html's Updated Mobile App Was Inspired By Tinder

BUSINESSWEEK - May 13 - Borrowing from Tinder’s swipe feature, Match redesigned its mobile app with a similar feature called Mixer. Winning on mobile is critical for Match. Over half of its traffic comes from mobile. ... nder-.html


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It's Just Lunch To Face U.S. Class-action Lawsuit

REUTERS - May 15 - It’s Just Lunch International, a matchmaking service, will face a nationwide class-action lawsuit by clients who claimed they were defrauded into paying $1K+ for the services the company did not deliver. Tens of thousands of clients can now seek to collectively try to recoup fees and recover damages. ... wsuit.html

SparkNetworks Q1, 2014 Results: Revenue Down 3%, Loss $2.9M

OPW - May 15 - Q1 '14 revenue was $16.6M, a decrease of 4% YOY. Net loss was $2.9M, same as in the year ago period. The number of paying subscribers also decreased 3% YOY. The company is now focusing on profitability, according to its CEO, Greg Liberman. ... s-29m.html


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GetVee: Tinder-Like App That Allows Only One Active Connection

TECH CIRCLE - May 5 - Nitin Gupta, founder of CoinJoos, an e-commerce platform that was acquired by in Aug '11, has launched a mobile dating app GetVee. It works like Tinder. The app connects singles only when both have liked each other. “GetVee does not promote multiple relationships on the app. If you are connected to someone, he/she will be the only one you will be able to chat with," added Gupta. ... ction.html

AYI: iPhone Users Are The Most Desirable

NEWSOK - May 8 - People who make at least six figures a year and are looking for love online tend to be iPhone users, while their Android counterparts make on average less than $60K a year, according to new data from AYI. Android users were also 33% more likely to have children and 20% more likely to have been divorced before. ... able-.html


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