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Match.com Partners With Yahoo On New Dating Service

Match.com to replace Yahoo Personals

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Dating website Match.com, owned by Internet company IAC/InterActiveCorp, has reached a deal to become the exclusive online dating site on Yahoo.

Match.com will replace Yahoo Personals, allowing existing users to switch over to the new service "Match.com on Yahoo." The two companies say they are working together to help users make a smooth transition to Match.com on Yahoo.

Greg-Blatt-Match "The key to a successful online dating experience is having both a thriving community of active members and a sophisticated site experience optimized for dating success," says Greg Blatt, CEO of Match.com. 

"By bringing Yahoo! Personals members to Match.com, our community, which we already believe to be the largest and most vibrant in the space, has become even more compelling for our members.  When you add this to our unparalleled site experience, evolving every month with new features and enhancements, we feel the distance between the online dating experience we offer and that of others in the space is growing even larger."

Over the next two months, existing Yahoo Personals members will be given the chance to move their Yahoo Personals accounts over to Match.com on Yahoo.

Financial terms of the deal were not released.
 

Match.com Partners With Yahoo On New Dating Service
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  • Guest

    So, what about those of us losers who already had a subscription to both?

    No, seriously.

  • http://www.match.com.ru Match

    Yahoo Personals is to be no more, as the service will be outsourced to IAC

    • Guest

      Have you tried to swich it almost impossable to swich

  • http://www.internetdatingusa.com Internet Dating USA

    I wonder if Hitwise and Comscore will score the sub-domain as part of Match.com pushing them to number 1 on the charts finally. Match.com owns Singlesnet, Chemistry, and People Media dating sites but those are always ranked separately. You would think that Match.com would want number 1 ranking to show on the charts after buying up so many sites.

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  • Guest

    All this is a way to SMOOTHLY move us to a pay site,what a sneaky bunch of jerks,I belonged to your site before and got screwed over every time I turned around.Might as well buy the competition as that is the only way you can get the easy ones on the hook.
    This is a real shame and YAHOO I thought was a more thoughtful company than this.I will be saying good bye,LEE

  • http://match.com Priscilla

    I am trying to get your ad off of my email page..I am married and it annoys my children to see that when I go into my email!

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