Do dating sites match people

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Ok Cupid’s co-founder and CEO Sam Yagan remains CEO of the site. In May 2011, announced a planned public tender offer for all outstanding shares of Meetic S. In September 2011, invested a 20% interest in Zhenai Inc., a leading Chinese dating site.

In 2012, announced Stir, a service that brings members together in thousands of events across the country.

Daters would meet in a public location sponsored by

People would be involved in social activities and a form of speed dating together. Shortly afterwards, IAC fired Tim Sullivan as acting CEO, and laid off 30 people in the Dallas office involved with the Match Live brand.

Stir consists of hundreds of local events each month, ranging from large-scale happy hours to smaller, more intimate events such as cooking classes, wine and tequila tastings, bowling nights, rock climbing, and more.

also introduced a proprietary collection of on-site, dual-player games designed to allow people to get to know each other online in a natural way.

It was announced in February 2011 that would acquire dating site Ok Cupid, diversifying its portfolio of dating sites with a non-subscription based site.

You have stories to tell, and passions to share, and things to talk about that are more interesting than the weather.

Get noticed for who you are, not what you look like.

Fran Maier joined in late 1994 to lead the business unit where she significantly bolstered the strategy to make friendly and accessible to women (the men would then follow).

The initial users of the service were given free lifetime charter memberships for signing up in an effort to build up the initial database of users for other paying customers to be able to match with.

In September 2001, merged with [email protected], partnering with AOL and MSN to bring online dating to the general public.

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