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Current Basic Facts

Owner:
Match Group Inc (which is owned by InterActiveCorp (IAC))
Business Started:
1995
Employees:
275 (in 2005)
Number of Brands:
45+ (in 2016). Match Group also owns Tinder (part of), Plenty of Fish (POF), Chemistry, OKCupid, Twoo, Meetic, and People Media.
Languages:
38 (in 2016)


2017

  • General Information
    • Match is the recipient of 2016 Dating Sites Reviews Editor's Top Pick Over All Award. [1]
    • Match is the recipient of the Gold 2016 Dating Sites Reviews Single's Choice Award. [2]
    • Missed Connections is a new location-based feature for the Match dating app that allows users to see other members they have crossed paths with in real life. [3]
    • For quarter 4 2016 the Match Group gross revenue was $295 million. This is a 22% increase over quarter 4 of 2015. [4]

References

  1. 2016 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards - Over All
  2. 2016 Dating Sites Reviews Single's Choice Award
  3. Match Launches New “Missed Connections” Feature
  4. Match Group Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results

2016

  • General Information
    • Match.com predicts that Sunday, January 3, at 8:52 pm EST is when the most users in all of 2016 will be logging on to their site. [1]
    • Match usually sees a 60 percent leap in new members signing up between December 25 and February 14. 50 million messages are also sent during this time frame. [1]
    • Match is the recipient of the Gold 2015 Dating Sites Reviews Single's Choice Award. [2]
  • Members
    • 38% of Match members said they’d had a relationship that began on the site that lasted longer than 1 month. The highest for any dating service in the study. [4]
    • 33% of Match users reported having relationships that lasted longer than 6 months. [4]
  • Finances
    • Total revenue for Q4 2015 was $268 million. This is up 15% compared to the same time period in 2014. Net income for the quarter was $35.6 million, a 26% decrease from Q4 in 2014. [3]
    • Total revenue for Q1 2016 was $285 million. This rose 21% compared to Q1, 2015. Dating revenue grew 24% thanks to Tinder and Plenty of Fish. [5]

References

  1. Match.com Predicts The Biggest Day For Online Dating In 2016
  2. 2015 Dating Sites Reviews Single's Choice Award
  3. Match Group Releases Q4 2015 Financial Results
  4. This Dating App Is Your Best Bet For A Long Term Relationship
  5. Match Group Reports Strong Q1 2016 Financial Results

2015

  • General Information
    • The most common term used in a Match.com profile is "Travel" with over 1 million instances. [1]
    • "Down to earth" is used 232 thousand times by members of Match.com in their profiles and is the most common phrase. [1]
    • Match.com is the recipient of Dating Sites Reviews Editor's Top Pick - Dating App Award. [2]
    • Match.com is the recipient of Dating Sites Reviews Editor's Top Pick - Over All Award. [3]
    • Match is the recipient of the Gold 2014 Dating Sites Reviews Single's Choice Award. [4]
    • The busiest day for Match.com tends to be January 4th. The busiest time of that day is around 7:52 PM CST. [5]
    • Match.com will be 20 years old in 2015. [7]
    • Match.com helped create 517,000 relationships. 92,000 marriages, and 1 million babies. [7]
    • There is roughly a 109 percent increase in the number of people who use only the Match.com app to log in to their account every month. [8]
    • Match has launched a wearable app for the Apple Watch. [9]
    • Usernames have been removed from Match.com profiles. You will now login with your email address and be identified by your actual name. [14]
    • Guys named Mike (61%), Dave (60%) and Steve (59%) are the most likely to get messaged by a woman on Match, while men are more likely to contact Sarah (62%), Michelle (60%), and Lisa (59%). [14]
    • Match.com's users are the most likely to talk about them on Facebook. More than 9,000 messages were posted to Match's wall between January and October. [15]
  • Members
    • The average age of men who join during the busy season is 35. [5]
    • During the busy season this year Match saw an increase of certain groups joining. Some of these groups include Single Parents (up 45%), Singles who work in Education (up 46%), Curvy Single Women (up 50%), and Singles Quitting Smoking (up 45%). [5]
    • The biggest user group at Match.com is the age range of 25-44. [7]
    • Members sent more than 415 million emails last year. [7]
    • The Match Group (all of IAC's dating sites) claims to have 59 million users which 4.7 million pay for the dating service. [16]
  • Finances
    • Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2014 for The Match Group increased 15%. [6]
    • Globally the Match Group had 3.5 million subscribers for the year 2014. This is a 4% increase over 2013. [6]
    • Match.com is part of a IAC subsidiary called The Match Group. The Match Group plans to file for an IPO soon. [10]
    • Match purchases POF.com for $575 million. [11]
    • The Match Group plans to issue only about 20% of common stock for its IPO which should happen in the fourth quarter of 2015. [12]
    • Revenue for the second quarter of 2015 for The match Group increased 19%. [13]
    • The number of paid subscribers for the combined services of the match Group grew 18% to 4.1 million in the second quarter of 2015. [13]
    • Match Group filed for an IPO of common stock with U.S. regulators on October 16 with an offering amount of $100 million. Their ticker symbol will be "MTCH" on NASDAQ. [16]
    • In quarter 3 the Match Group revenue increased 19%, or 25% excluding the effects of foreign exchange, to $274.2 million. [17]
    • By December the PlentyOfFish (POF) acquisition will be completed. [17]
    • After acquiring POF, the Match group portfolio of dating services now has over 59 million monthly active users and 4.7 million paying users. [17]

References

  1. What Studies Say About Online Dating In 2015
  2. 2014 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards - Dating App
  3. 2014 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards - Over All
  4. 2014 Dating Sites Reviews Single's Choice Award
  5. Match.com Does Data: 2014 & 2015 By The Numbers
  6. IAC Reports Q4 2014 Results
  7. Happy 20th Birthday, Match.com! Inside The World's Biggest Dating Service
  8. Have Smartphones Contributed to the Rise of Dating Apps?
  9. Match and eHarmony Announce Dating Apps for Smartwatches
  10. Tinder, Match and OkCupid to launch IPO
  11. Match.com Acquires Plenty of Fish (POF) for $575 Million
  12. Tinder, Match, and OkCupid Prepare For IPO
  13. IAC Reports Better-Than-Expected Q2 2015 Results
  14. Match No Longer Requires Members to Register with Usernames
  15. Which Dating Service Rules On Social Media?
  16. Match Group, Parent Of OkCupid And Tinder, Files For IPO
  17. IAC Releases Q3 2015 Financial Results And More IPO Details

2014

  • General Information
    • Match.com is being sued by a Florida mom because of fake profiles using her photo. [1]
    • IAC plans to spin it's dating site holdings into a separate company called Match Group in 2014. [2]
    • 50% of all communication for Match.com US is sent from mobile devices. [3]
    • Match.com teamed up with Major League Baseball to create team fan pages so singles can connect. [4]
    • The dating app Match 3.0 was released for the iPhone with a brand new interface. New features include Mixer and Stream. [7]
    • MatchMade Scholarship contest is announced. It is a $50,000 program open to kids of parents who met on Match. [8]
    • According to Match.com over one million babies have been born because of matches that were generated by their service. [8]
    • Match.com partners with Three Day Rule to offer facial recognition matching. It will cost $5,000 for a 6 month membership. [10]
    • Match.com partners with American Mensa to provide daters with high IQs matches. [11]
    • Match.com Dating apps will soon be compatible with Android Wearables. [11]
    • The group of sites owned by IAC (Match.com, OkCupid, How About We, ...) have 30 million active members which 3.4 million are paying subscribers. [13]
  • Members
    • In 2010, only 8% of North American users accessed Match.com products via mobile. In 2014, it's 81%. [14]
    • On average women upload 3.6 photos and men upload 2.8 photos. Lesbian women and Gay men on average upload 2.3 photos. [15]
    • Miami Match.com subscribers sent the most messages but New York logged in the most. [15]
    • 4.8 million photos were added to Match.com in 2014. [15]
  • Finances
    • Quarter 4 revenue from 2013 is $203.9 million. [3]
    • IAC/InterActiveCorp bought back 10% of mobile dating service Tinder. [5]
    • Quarter 1 revenue from 2014 is $740.2 million. [6]
    • Match.com is running 14 different TV ads this year. So far they have spent $71 million on airing these advertisements. [9]
    • IAC has purchased the How About We dating service (not the couples portion). [12]
    • Quarter 2, 2014 revenue grew 8% and subscribers grew 10% to 3.5 million (world wide). [13]
    • The Match Group revenue increased 12%, driven by 9% growth in paid subscribers to its dating websites. [14]

References

  1. Match.com Sued by Florida Woman for using her Photos in more than 200 Bogus Profiles
  2. Big Changes Are Ahead For Match.com
  3. IAC/InterActiveCorp Releases Fourth Quarter 2014 Financials
  4. Match & MLB.com Are Teaming Up To Find Love For Single Baseball Fans
  5. Is Tinder Worth $5B? IAC Says No
  6. IAC Reports Q1 2014 Results
  7. Match.com Debuts New iPhone App
  8. Match.com is Marketing to a New Generation with MatchMade Scholarship Contest
  9. Online Dating Companies Spending Serious Cash on Marketing
  10. Match.com Teams Up with Three Day Rule for Facial Recognition Matching
  11. Match.com teams with Mensa and Android Wearables
  12. Dating Giant IAC Buys How About We
  13. IAC Continues To Make Big Moves In The Online Dating World
  14. IAC Reports Q3 2014 Results
  15. Match.com Shares Dating Wrap-up Stats for 2014

2013

  • General Information
    • Match.com was the top most searched paid dating site in 2012 according to Google Zeitgeist. [1]
    • Match.com Stir events held more than 1,600 events where 150,000 people attended. [2]
    • Stir Events are held in over 80 cities in the United States. [2]
    • Match.com won our Editor's Top Pick - Over All Award for 2012. [3]
    • Match.com won the Gold Dating Sites Reviews Single's Choice Award for 2012. [5]
    • Match.com won our Editor's Top Pick - Over All Award for 2012. [6]
    • Matching members is done first by hard filters (age, location, etc.), then by dealbreakers (smoking, children, etc.), and finally an analysis done by the matching algorithm (which take interests, etc. into account). [7]
    • Match.com Stir events (May 2012 - July, 2013) held more than 2,850 events where 225,000 people attended. [10]
    • Match has added more games to their Stir Events. These games are 1 to 5 minutes long. [10]
    • Stir events are now being held in Canada as of August, 2013. The first events are located in Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton. [11]
    • Match.com was the most searched online dating site in 2013 on Google. Chemistry.com came in second place. [12]
  • Members
    • January 2nd is Match.com's busiest day of the year with 55% increase in new members. [4]
    • The week after Valentines Day sees a 20% increase in new members when compared to previous weeks. [4]
    • Match.com Age Ranages:18-29=25%, 30-49=48.5%, 50+=26.5%. [6]
    • 74% of Match members have a college education. [6]
    • 45.3% of Match.com members have children. 23.6% of members are living with their children. [6]
    • Martha Stewart's dating profile received 20,000 page views in the first few days on Match.com. [8]
    • From the hit TV show True Blood, star Deborah Ann Woll found love on Match.com back in 2007 before her big break. [9]

References

  1. Google Zeitgeist on Dating for 2012
  2. Match.com Made A Stir In 2012
  3. 2012 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards - Over All
  4. Match.com Trends
  5. 2012 Dating Sites Reviews Single's Choice Award - Free Site
  6. Match.com Fact Sheet for 2012
  7. Match CEO Reveals How Love Is Predicted Online
  8. What Martha Stewart Means For Online Dating
  9. 'True Blood' Star Finds Love On Match.com
  10. Match.com Introduces Offline Game Nights
  11. Match.com Stir Events Now in Canada
  12. 2013’s Top 10 Most Searched Dating Sites According To Google

2012

  • General Information
    • Match.com introduces The Stir which is a service that will host free and paid events for members all over the United States. These events are designed to match similar people together. [1]
    • matchTalk is renamed to matchPhone. [1]
    • IAC acquires DateHookup.com. [2]
    • Co-founder of OkCupid, Sam Yagan is named CEO of IACs Match segment. [3]
    • IAC released a statement saying that they are not interested in purchasing Cupid plc which is based in Europe. [4]

References

  1. Match.com Takes Singles Offline to Meet
  2. DateHookup.com Purchased by Match.com Owners
  3. Co-Founder and CEO of OkCupid Named CEO of Match
  4. Match.com Not Interested in Cupid

2011

  • General Information
    • Match.com introduces a new feature called DateSpark to select markets. [1]
    • Match.com acquires OKCupid.com for $50 million. [2]
    • IAC launches a new dating service called OurTime.com which is designed for singles 50-plus. [5]
  • Finances
    • Quarter 4 revenue from 2010 is $108.3 million. [3]
    • Quarter 1 revenue from 2011 is $111.6 million. [4]
  • Members
    • In Q4 2010, Match had 1,789,000 paying subscribers. [3]
    • In Q1 2011, Match had 1,924,000 paying subscribers. [4]
    • Subscribers who use mobile phones to access Match.com is up 135% when compared to last year. This works out to almost 30% of all subscribers. [4]

References

  1. Match.com Introduces DateSpark
  2. Match.com Acquires OKCupid for $50 Million
  3. Match.com Fourth Quarter 2010 Financials
  4. Match.com First Quarter 2011 Financials
  5. OurTime.com for Singles 50-Plus

2010

  • General Information
    • Match.com launches a Dating App for the Blackberry and confirms one is on the way for Android. [1]
    • Mobile dating members grew 250 percent from 2008 to 2009. [3]
    • Match.com press release informs us that they will be acquiring Singlesnet.com. [4]
    • The Match.com dating App for Android mobile phones is now available to download for free on the Google Android Market. [5]
    • Match.com partners with Australia's Yahoo!7 and New Zealand's Yahoo!Xtra to become the exclusive provider of online dating for both websites. [6]
    • Match.com counted for 30 percent of all marriages of people who met on dating sites. [7]
    • 35 percent of Match.com members had a relationship of 3 months or more. [7]
    • Match.com launches an official company blog featuring posts from the CEO, GM, Dr. Helen Fisher and Whitney Casey. [9]
    • Match.com partners with Yahoo! Personals to create Match.com on Yahoo. They are now the official dating site of Yahoo. [10]
    • Glamour Magazine and Match.com enter a partnership deal for 2 years to create Glamour Matchmaker. [11]
    • Match.com.au launched in April 2002 after Match.com took over Soulmates Technology. [12]
    • On Match.com Australia over 80,000 profiles are viewed everyday and over 16,000 communication messages get sent (= 6.5 million a year). [12]
    • matchMobile usage has doubled in the last 6 months (May-Oct) thanks to the new mobile dating applications (iPhone, Android, etc.). [19]
    • Match.com launches a dating app specifically for the Apple iPad on November 12th, 2010. [20]
  • Finances
    • Quarter 4 revenue from 2009 is $83.3 million. [2]
    • Quarter 1 revenue from 2010 is $89.3 million. [8]
    • It is estimated that in 2010, Match.com holds over 35% of the dating market. [14]
    • Quarter 2 revenue from 2010 is $97 million. [15]
    • Quarter 3 revenue from 2010 is $106 million for IACs Match segment. [18]
  • Matching System
    • Match.com employs a team of 8 statisticians to create mathematical matching formulas for their dating site. [3]
    • Matching is based on profile information as well as user activity. [3]
  • Members
    • In Q4 2009, Match had 1,377,000 paying subscribers. [2]
    • In Q1 2010, Match had 1,585,000 paying subscribers. [8]
    • 67% of Australian singles on Match.com have never been married. 59% are looking for a non-smoker and 90% are okay with someone who drinks. [12]
    • 39% of males are single Dads. Single Dads have a 46% better success rate than men without children. [13]
    • 44% of single Fathers are between 35 and 45. 30% are between 45 and 55. [13]
    • In Q2 2010, Match had 1,716,000 paying subscribers. [15]
    • 6% of Match.com members are 60 years old or older and 22% are 50 years old or older. [16]
    • For June and July, Match.com members sent 33% more winks and emails than last year (the best in their 15 year history). [17]
    • In Q3 2010, Match had 1,813,000 paying subscribers. [18]
    • At Match.com, memberships of those aged 50-65 has increased 89% in the last five years. [21]
    • 71% of members 50+ at Match.com are divorced and 11% are widowed. [21]
    • For the last 5 years, from December to the end of February, Match.com membership enrolment increases by an average of 23 percent. [22]

References

  1. Match.com Dating App for the Blackberry and soon for Android
  2. Match.com Fourth Quarter 2009 Financials
  3. More on Match.com's Matching and Mobile Service
  4. Match.com will Acquire Singlesnet
  5. Match.com Launches Android App
  6. Match.com Partners with Australia's Yahoo!7
  7. Match.com Releases Study on Trends in Online Dating
  8. Match.com First Quarter 2010 Financials
  9. A New Official Match.com Blog
  10. Yahoo! Personals is Now Match.com on Yahoo!
  11. Glamour Magazine Partners with Match.com
  12. Match.com Australia
  13. Match.com Talks about Dads on Father's Day
  14. Venture Capitalists in Love with eHarmony
  15. Match.com Second Quarter 2010 Financials
  16. Match.com Senior Singles Stats
  17. Top Cities in the U.S. for Dating - 2010
  18. Match.com Third Quarter 2010 Financials
  19. matchMobile Updated - Banner Ads Removed
  20. Match.com comes to the iPad
  21. More Baby Boomers are looking for Love Online
  22. Online Dating is Popular During the Holidays

2009

  • Finances
    • Quarter 1 revenue is $90.1 million. [8]
    • IAC completes purchase of People Media for a total of $72 million USD. [18]
    • Quarter 2 revenue is $88.3 million. [19]
    • It appears that about 13% of Match.com's revenue came from their European Operations. [19]
    • Quarter 3 revenue is $81 million, a 13% drop due to the sale of Match Europe. [23]
  • General Information
    • Sold 100% of European Operations to Meetic. [3]
      • For the deal Match.com received a 27 percent share in Meetic and a 5 million euro note. Additional terms have not been released.
      • Match.com will go from having operations in 40 countries down to 24.
      • Match.com has the option to buy Meetic in about three years. [9]
      • IAC completes the transaction with Meetic on June 5th, 2009. [11]
    • On February 19th, Greg Blatt was named Chief Executive Officer of Match.com. [2]
    • Launch a free dating service called DownToEarth.com which targets college aged singles. [1]
    • Spent $45 million on TV ads in first 3 quarters of 2008. This makes Match.com the second highest spender in the dating industry. [5]
    • Now accepts payment by Paypal. [6]
    • Barry Diller, CEO of IAC (parent company of Match.com) says they are in talks to possibly buy Yahoo! Personals. [10]
    • Launches a iPhone dating application for the U.S. and Canada. Includes location based searching. [12]
    • Launches a Palm Pre dating application for the United States. Includes location based searching. [13]
    • Match.com is sued by Sean McGinn for $5 million. He alleges Match.com deceives members by not showing which ones have paid or not in the search results. May turn into a class action suit. [14]
    • In the first 3 months of 2009, Match grew by 20%. [15]
    • IAC agrees to buy People Media for $80 million. This will add 27 additional dating sites and more than 255 thousand paying subscribers to IAC's network of dating sites. [16]
    • For matchTalk phone service, Match.com uses JaJah VoIP Calling. [17]
    • Match.com spent about £6m on advertising in the United Kingdom in 2008 (TV, Internet, Radio and Print). [21]
    • DownToEarth.com is relaunched as Stir.com, becoming a social networking club scene website. [22]
  • Members
    • Match.com UK memberships grew 26% in January (compared to previous year). Overall traffic grew 17%. [4]
    • In February Match.com UK saw more than 1 million visitors. [7]
    • In Q1 Match had 1,438,000 paying subscribers. [8]
    • On average a member views 30 pages per day and spends 60 minutes per month on Match.com. [15]
    • Over 132 million winks and 56 million first emails are sent out every year. [15]
    • On average 12 couples (or 24 members) get married or engaged every day. [15]
    • 52% of Match.com members are female and 48% are male with 48% falling into the 25 to 44 age range. [15]
    • It appears to look like Match.com had 2.8 million total subscribers last year (the wording of the document seems to suggest this fact). [15]
    • In Q2 Match had 1,156,000 paying subscribers. [19]
    • We estimate that Match.com European Operation had 291,000 paid subscribers in quarter 2 2009. [19]
    • Every day 1,000 members leave Match.com because they found someone. [20]
    • Q3 paying subscription numbers are at 1,403 million members. [23]
    • 17% of women and 16% of men on Match.com are 50 or older. [24]

References

  1. DownToEarth.com Targets College Aged Singles
  2. Match.com New CEO - Greg Blatt
  3. Match.com Sells EU Business to Meetic
  4. Match.com International more Popular than Ever
  5. The Big Dating Site Ad Spenders
  6. Match.com Now Accepts PayPal
  7. Online Dating in the UK on the Rise
  8. Match.com First Quarter 2009 Financials
  9. Consolidation in the UK Dating World
  10. Owner of Match.com in Talks to Buy Yahoo Personals
  11. IAC Completes Transaction with Meetic
  12. Match.com comes to the iPhone
  13. New Match.com Mobile Dating App on the Palm Pre
  14. Match.com Sued by Dissatisfied Member
  15. Match.com Releases Stats for Q1, 2009
  16. Match.com (IAC) Agrees to Buy People Media
  17. Match.com and eHarmony use JaJah VoIP Calling
  18. American Capital completes sale of People Media to Match.com
  19. Match.com Second Quarter 2009 Financials
  20. Match.com's Mandy Ginsberg, a 2009 Marketer of the Year
  21. Match.com UK to use Mother Agency for Advertising
  22. DownToEarth.com Becomes Stir.com
  23. Match.com Third Quarter 2009 Financials
  24. Older Singles Still Clicking on Dating Sites

2008

  • Finances
    • Quarter 4 revenue is $88.1 million. [21]
    • Quarter 3 revenue is $93.5 million. [13]
    • Quarter 2 revenue is $93.3 million. [9]
    • Quarter 1 revenue is $90.5 million. [2]
  • Interesting Facts
    • Site redesigned and the Daily 5 and Smart Search features added (December). [15]
    • 400 members let Match.com know about an engagement or marriage every month. [3]
    • More than 86 million searches are conducted on Match.com each month in the United States. [10]
    • More than 1 Billion emails and 1 Billion winks have been sent through Match.com. [12]
      • 735,000 winks are sent worldwide everyday. [14]
    • (2008-12-05) Match.com International launched their personality test. [19]
      • The personality test is identical to the one from Chemistry. [19]
      • The test is currently free, but there will eventually be a charge for it. [19]
      • (2008-12-28) Since launch, more than 1.3 million people have completed it. [18]
  • Members
    • 20 Million active members. I believe an active member is someone who has used their membership within a year but I could not find a link to back this point up. [6]
      • Update - Conflicting information found. This number could be 15 million as per parent company (IAC) information. They define members as registered users and paying subscribers. [10]
    • More than 60,000 new people register on Match.com every day. [10]
      • Update #1 - Conflicting information found. This number could be 25,000 [11]
      • Update #2 - (2008-12-03) Match.com homepage (for North America) is advertising that 20,000 people join everyday. Maybe the 60,000 mentioned above is for Match.com International? [15]
      • Update #3 - (2008-12-22) Match.com's fact sheet at IAC is now reporting 71,000 new member registrations everyday. [17]
    • Number of paying members for quarter 2 of 2008 is 1,326,500. This is a 1 percent increase from Q2, 2007. [9]
      • Remember this is total number of paid members during a 3 month period. This isn't a total number of paid members at any one time. An unknown percentage of these paid members would have bought only a 1 month subscription.
    • More than 100 million people have joined Match.com since 2000. [10]
    • Match.com China has more than 8 million registered members since launch (2006). [16]
    • In Q3 Match had 1,342,100 paying subscribers. [13]
    • In Q4 Match had 1,347,300 paying subscribers. [21]

2007

  • Finances
    • Revenue for the year is $349 million with 78 million in profit. [5]
    • 30% of revenue came from overseas. [8]
    • Quarter 1 revenue is $82.4 million. [2]
    • A total of $145.5 million spent on Advertising in 2007. [1]
    • Match.com International saw a pre-tax profit of £3.67m ($5.6 million US) in the year to December 31 2007. [20]
  • Members
    • 1.35 million paying subscribers. [8]
    • Only a 1% increase in subscribers over 2006. [8]
    • Number of paying members for quarter 2 of 2007 is 1,312,800. [9]

2006

  • General Information
    • Match.com China (cn.Match.com) launches. [16]
  • Finances
    • Revenue for 2006 listed at $311.2 million. [4]
    • Match.com International saw a loss of £2.19m ($3.4 million US). [20]
  • Members
    • 25% increase in subscribers over 2005. [8]

2005

  • General Information
    • Number of employees is 275. [4]

2004

  • General Information
    • First dating site to run TV commercials. [22]
  • Members
    • Over 42 million registered members since 1995, a Guinness World Records holder. [3]

2001

  • General Information
    • Launched their United Kingdom dating site. [22]

References

  1. How Much did Dating Sites Spend on Ads in 2007?
  2. InterActiveCorp Press Release
  3. InterActiveCorp Match.com Details - Page Not Available anymore see [10]
  4. Hoovers
  5. Times Online UK
  6. Match.com About Us
  7. Match Review (match.com)
  8. Dallas News
  9. InterActiveCorp Q2 Results Press Release
  10. IAC Match.com Information Page
  11. Chemistry and Match.com Numbers - Is Match.com on the Decline?
  12. Match.com UK Reaches 2, 1 Billion Milestones
  13. Match.com Third Quarter 2008 Financials
  14. Match.com - 1 Billion Winks
  15. New Features & Design at Match.com
  16. Match.com China Surpasses 8 Million Users
  17. Match.com Member Registrations
  18. Match.com New Personality Test is Popular
  19. Match.com UK Receives Personality Testing
  20. European Dating Sites See Membership Increase in Recession
  21. Match.com Fourth Quarter 2008 Financials
  22. We learn a bit more about Match.com

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