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Yahoo! Personals Information, Statistics, Facts and History

Current Basic Facts

Owner:
Yahoo!
Business Started:
1998
Business Ended:
July 21, 2010
Employees:
NA
Number of Sites & Partnerships:
13 (in 2008) with 10 being partnered sites
Number of Members Since Conception:
NA
Number of Paying Members:
NA


2011

  • General Information
    • Zonacitas.com is the exclusive online dating partner of Yahoo! Argentina. [1]

References

  1. Yahoo! Partners With Zonacitas.com

2010

  • General Information
    • Yahoo! Personals partners with Match.com to create Match.com on Yahoo. They are now the official dating site of Yahoo. [1]
    • Yahoo! Personals will officially close on July 21, 2010. Current Yahoo! Personals members have the option to migrate to Match.com. [1]
    • In January of 2010 Yahoo had 4 million unique visitors, just 1 million less than Match.com. [1]
    • In September Lavalife become the exclusive online dating partner of Yahoo! Canada. [2]

References

  1. Yahoo! Personals is Now Match.com on Yahoo!
  2. Lavalife Partners With Yahoo! Canada

2008

  • General Information
    • The US, Canadian and Australian dating sites are run by Yahoo. The other 10 are partner sites. [2]
    • It appears Yahoo! Personals was started in 1998. At the very least it was when the dating site started using the URL http://Personals.Yahoo.com. [3]

2007

  • Members
    • Inactive profiles of more than 120 days will be removed from the system. [1]

References

  1. Yahoo! Personals decides to settle lawsuit
  2. Yahoo Personals has some Interesting Dating Partners
  3. Wayback Machine

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