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Online dating may not be your best bet for love

Posted by Andrey Malskiy Categories: Internet, Science,

 

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Well it’s that time of the year again and that day that many people dread is approaching, and we aren't talking about the fact that it's tax season. Valentine's Day (or Single Awareness Day for many folks!) is in just a few days away, and you might be scrambling for a date. Like many now days, you might be turning to an online dating service, such as OKCupid or Match.com. But before you look there, you’ll be surprised as to what studies have found.

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OkCupid acquired by Match.com for $50 million

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Acquisitions, Startups,

IAC on Tuesday announced that its popular dating site, Match.com, has acquired smaller rival OkCupid for $50 million.

In a statement, Greg Blatt, chief executive of IAC, said OkCupid was the "best" and "fastest-growing site" in 2010.

"We know that many people who start out on advertising-based sites ultimately develop an appetite for the broader feature set and more committed community, which subscription sites like Match.com and Chemistry.com offer, creating a true complimentary relationship between our various business models," Blatt said.

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Match.com Ads for Kate and Jon Gosselin

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Television, Break-ups, Videos,


Now that pictures of Jon Gosselin with a new girlfriend have surfaced, it’s time to take a look at what the reality star - and his soon-to-be ex-wife - are looking for in a partner.

In the clip above for “Match.com,” a look-alike explains that her man would have to appreciate “backward mullets.” She would also like to find someone who loves “Chocolate World, casual wear from Chicos, skorts..and doesn’t mind stretch marks.  An obscene amount of stretch marks.”

So what qualities would Jon seek in a woman? Find out after the jump.

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