"Singlesnet boasts a vibrant user community where members are constantly emailing and IMing each other, and I believe working with will enable us to re-start growth in the business." Adrian Ong, who joined from Soulmates Technology, a company acquired by in 2002, will assume responsibility for Singlesnet.
Mr Ong has held various leadership roles within Match.com's International business, primarily in the areas of product and technology, and most recently has led Match.com's effort to transition its European business to Meetic in connection with its sale last year.
The number of couples who are married through social media and dating websites is growing.
Since 1995, more people are getting hitched after meeting each other online.
This is more of a value acquisition than a strategic one, and Singlesnet will predominantly be run as a standalone business.
Nonetheless, the addition of the site's considerable traffic to our existing aggregation of traffic in this single category should open new monetization opportunities for Match.com's collective portfolio of domestic online dating brands." "has been the standard-bearer for the entire online dating industry, so we're excited to team up with them," said Singlesnet founder and CEO Quinn Lipin.
Melissa Arseniuk, 30, isn't leaving her dating life to chance.
She's a paying member of the dating website How About We and also uses the mobile app Singles Around Me.
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