IAC/InterActiveCorp has always possessed a plain thing for online dating sites. However now things are receiving serious.
The news conglomerate, whose president is Barry Diller, is snatching up internet dating sites going back a long period, increasing its bet regarding the fertile surface combining technology and relationship, where lots of partners are fulfilling these days. Through its two giant internet dating sites, Match.com and OkCupid, IAC had been the player that is largest into the internet dating market whenever it announced final December it was consolidating the websites along side its other smaller dating website holdings into one unit, the Match Group.
Then in March, IAC increased its bulk stake in Tinder, a mobile software that is ground zero for the hookup tradition, having to pay an undisclosed quantity that is considered to have respected Tinder into the billions. Then, in July, it acquired nearly all of HowAboutWe, a brooklyn-based site that is dating further contributing to its number of вЂњpersonalsвЂќ brands that include Chemistry.com and Meetic. Continue reading IAC, Owner of Match and Tinder, Makes techniques in internet dating