• M&A Gossip: Flirting With Singlesnet

    People in the online personals industry are buzzing. We’ve heard a rumor that online dating service and IAC property is acquiring fellow dating site Singlesnet. We’ve reached out to both companies for confirmation. Singleset’s representative wrote back to us to say: “I’m not in a position to discuss or consider this topic at the present time” … Read More

  • Niche Dating Sites Grow Steadily As Mainstream Ones Flail

    This post was written by guest contributor Mark Brooks, an analyst/consultant whose blog Online Personals Watch summarizes the daily internet dating industry news. In the internet dating space, bigger is not always best. According to the latest U.S. numbers from Hitwise, the top niche dating sites are steadily gaining market share while their big mainstream counterparts stagnate. We compared… Read More