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On May 24, 2010, became the exclusive provider of online dating service for Yahoo! ". In December 2010, Match.com’s CEO Greg Blatt was made CEO of parent company IAC.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.After troubles with venture capitalists over his insistence that the company serve profitable alternative market segments including the LGBT market, Gary Kremen left in March 1996, remaining on the board of Electric Classifieds. A year later was purchased by IAC (then still operating under the name Ticket Master).In late 1999, was moved to Dallas, Texas, to merge with another matching site, One & Only networks, that IAC had purchased the same year.Singles Net was also acquired by in February 2010, adding to Match.com's collective portfolio of domestic and international online dating brands.announced its mobile application for Android in March 2010, making apps available on all major smartphone platforms.The company stated that it planned to refocus its operation moving forward on on-line dating instead of hosting singles and speed-dating events. The new service offers hundreds of local events each month for members to attend. In April 2014, launched an updated mobile app called "Stream" which uses location to match people based upon photographs, using similar algorithms as the mobile dating app Tinder.Match Travel was an attempt about the same time as the Match Live brand to offer discounts via the then sister company Expedia, Inc. On November 10, 2005, a class action was filed by Matthew Evans against in federal court in Los Angeles alleging that "secretly employs people as 'date bait' to send bogus enticing E-mails and to go on as many as 100 dates a month – or three a day – to keep customers ponying up." The suit has been repudiated by IAC as baseless.
At the same time that this sale was announced, the current CEO Thomas Enraght-Mooney stepped down, while IAC's (Match.com's parent company) Executive VP and General Counsel, Greg Blatt, took his place.acquired Plenty Of Fish, another free dating site, in July 2015.In November 2015, the UK site was awarded Best Marketing Campaign at the UK Dating Awards. In 2002 and early 2003, Match.com's then CEO, Tim Sullivan, tried to expand reach by expanding into the local dating scene with a service called Match Live.That’s more than free dating sites like POF, Zoosk or Ok Cupid.And unlike Badoo and e Harmony, Match is home to the largest pool of personals in online dating — that includes gay dating websites, lesbian dating and plus size dating. Our matching algorithm delivers only the single men or women that meet your standards.
In September 2001, merged with [email protected], partnering with AOL and MSN to bring online dating to the general public.