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Match.com

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Match.com "pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web" April 21, 1995. Match.com is an operating business of the Nasdaq listed IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI). [1]

Match.com: [2][3]

  • describes itself as the "world's largest online dating, relationships, singles & personals service"
  • operates "in 29 local language dating sites spanning six continents"
  • has "members in more than 240 countries worldwide and operates local country sites in 18 different languages and supporting local currency."
  • "powers online dating for MSN across the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America, and is the premier personals provider for Love@AOL, offering the Match.com service on both AOL and Netscape."
  • is "the world's leading online dating and personals property, according to the July 2004 global ranking by industry-leading independent measurement firm comScore Media Metrix."

Chemistry.com

In January 2006, Match.com launched Chemistry.com, a "new service from Match.com" to help "improve your chances at finding that special someone today!" [4][5]

MindFindBind

In January 2006, Match.com launched a new "premium service called 'MindFindBind'™ that includes relationship and dating information based on the insights of Phillip C. McGraw ('Dr. Phil')." [6][7]

"MindFindBind™ is a Web-based program designed to educate singles about the ins and outs of dating and relationships. It includes more than 50 new Internet-only video segments with Dr. Phil that aim to inspire and enlighten, workshops that are a lot more fun than work, an occasional audio blog, and provocative dating tips and techniques. Participants can move through the program at their own pace, in the privacy of their own homes," according to Match.com. [8]

Video News Releases

Match.com has used video news releases to promote its business. One B-roll produced by D S Simon Productions for Match.com was "to inform viewers about the new program and Dr. Phil’s involvement. The story aired on CNN Headline News, Fox News Channel, MSNBC and local markets including WPIX in New York, WGN in Chicago and KYW in Philadelphia." [9]

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Match.com
P.O. Box 940689
Plano, TX 75094
Website (US): http://www.match.com/
Website (UK): http://uk.match.com/uk/index2.aspx
Website (International): http://www.match.com/international/index.aspx

Corporate
8300 Douglas Avenue, in the Preston Center submarket of Dallas, Texas
Website: http://match.isg2.com/

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