Momo buys Tantan, China’s Tinder, for over $600M as Chinese social networks consolidate

WeChat is far and away the biggest messaging platform in China at the moment, and that is helping to drive a push among the smaller players to get together for better scale. Today, Momo, the Chinese l

Dating apps are embracing video

Dating apps are, in their own way, a form of social networking – especially as they expand into new areas like friend-finding or professional networking. So it only makes sense that they would a

Tinder Boost lets you pay your way to the front of the line

Tinder is introducing a new premium feature called Tinder Boost. The feature will let users pay to have their profiles displayed first to other users on the app in the same locale for 30 minutes. Acco

Tinder subscriber growth disappoints Match investors

Match Group reported second quarter earnings after the bell on Tuesday. At first shares rose about in initial after-hours trading, but then they were down 5% as investors were disappointed by subscri

Hinge May Start Charging Users As It Zeroes In On Serious Dating

Given the extent to which I cover dating apps, you may be surprised to know that I’m not much of a digital dater. In fact, I’ve only ever had monogamous, exclusive relationships with peopl

Match Prices Its IPO AT $12 Per Share

Match has priced its IPO at $12 per share, raising $400 million . The company will begin trading on the Nasdaq tomorrow, under the ticker symbol ‘MTCH.’ The $12 per share is at the bott

Did Match Violate IPO “Quiet Period” Rules with Tinder Interview?, which is expected to price its IPO tonight, has just filed an updated document with the SEC, saying that it did not condone Tinder CEO’s Sean Rad interview with the London Evening Standar

Taking Cues From Tinder, Launches New iPhone App

Today, <a target="_blank" href=""></a> is unveiling an entirely redesigned mobile experience for iPhone users, with the release of Match 3.0 for iO

IAC-Backed Skyllzone Launches A New Fantasy Sports App That Lets You Play “The Machine” In Quick, Byte-Sized Contests

Spurred on by its entry into the digital and mobile age, the fantasy sports world is booming. From the fact that a hilarious and increasingly popular show based on fantasy sports is about to enter its

IAC’s Buys 20% Stake In Chinese Online Dating Service Zhenai

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Big Buy: IAC's Wants To Acquire European Online Dating Site Meetic

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IAC's Acquires Online Dating Site OkCupid For $50M In Cash

<img src="" class="shot2">IAC's is continuing its acquisition strategy today with the <a href="

Flirtomatic reaches 3m users, out flirts Match and eHarmony in U.S. mobile

<img alt="" src="" title="Flirtomatic" class="shot" width="185" height="54" />Mobile social network <a href="">Flir

Yahoo Finds A New Lover In, Dumps Personals

<img src="" class="shot2"> and Yahoo are going steady now. <a href="">Yahoo Personals</a> is out.

M&A Gossip: Flirting With Singlesnet

<img src="" class="shot2"> People in the online personals industry are buzzing. We've heard a rumor that online dating service and I

Jajah Lands Deals To Give Love A Voice On, eHarmony

<img src="" width="215" height="193" />VoIP startup <a href="">Jajah</a> has just scored major deals with <a hre Acquires People Media For $80M In Cash

<img src="" width="215" height="176" />Online dating service and <a href="">IAC</a> property <a href="http://match Lets You Outsource Your Online Dating Life

<img src="" width="144" height="199" /> Although TechCrunch editor <a href="">Michael

Find Love On Your iPhone With

<img src="" width="103" height="200" /> Online dating site <a href=""></a> is releasing a native iPhone a

Breaking: Meetic Finds A Soulmate, Acquires's European Operations

<img src="" alt="" /><a href="">Meetic</a>, the popular European online dating company, announced today that it has a
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