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Date.com Information, Statistics, Facts and History

Current Basic Facts

Owner:
Avalanche, LLC
Business Started:
1997 (oldest site started 1986)
Business Ended:
2016
Number of Sites
Over 20 (Date.com, Matchmaker.com and Amor), available in 4 languages (in 2015)
Number of Members Since Conception:
Over 10 million (in 2008)
Number of Paying Members:
NA


2016

  • General Information
    • Avalanche LLC appears to have gone out of business. Currently Date.com, Matchmaker.com, Amor, GayDating.com and all of their other 20+ dating services are not accessible online. [1]

References

  1. Goodbye Date.com and Matchmaker.com - Avalanche Has Gone Out Of Business

2009

  • General Information
    • Date.com, Matchmaker.com and Amor now offer virtual gifts for sale. [1]
    • Date.com is now Free in India. [2]
  • Members
    • Members inactive for consecutive 365 days are purged from their database. [3]

References

  1. Date.com Now Offering Virtual Gifts
  2. Date.com is Free in India Now
  3. Legal Issues Date.com Reviewed with Virtual Gifts

2008

  • General Information
    • Avalanche currently operates Date.com, Matchmaker.com and Amor.com. [1]
      • Date.com
        • Launched in 1997 on Valentine's Day. [1]
      • Matchmaker.com
        • First started as a Bulletin Board System in 1986. Is now the oldest dating site? [1]
        • Acquired in 2006. [1]
      • Amor.com
        • Launched in 2007 for Hispanic singles. [1]
    • Experiencing double digit growth (17%) in first 2 quarters when compared to 2007. [2]
    • All sites now offer a Paypal payment option. [3]
    • Languages now available include Spanish, Portuguese and German. [3]
    • Plans to offer dating sites in 18 languages by 2010 with the first 3 being available by the end of 2008. [4]
  • Members
    • Hosts more than 10 million members worldwide. Adds over 100,000 members each month. [1]
    • 26% increase in member activity in first 2 quarters of 2008. [2]

References

  1. Avalanche Press Release
  2. Date.com Experiences Double Digit Growth
  3. Date.com - New Languages and Paypal Payments
  4. Date.com soon to be Available in 18 Languages

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