Nomura says it's worried about Facebook's foray into dating either, and says Match keeps competition at bay by buying out competitors, like its Hinge acquisition this summer. It all comes down to peoples' increasing willingness to try out online dating, Mark Kelley, an analyst with Nomura Instinet, said in an note to clients Friday. That acquisition is reflective of Match's overall strategy, Kelley says, of buying out competitors before they reach meaningful scale that could potentially eat into Match's user base. Even Facebook, which recently announced a foray into dating , shouldn't be a concern.
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Of Love and Money: The Rise of the Online Dating Industry | Nasdaq
There is no national trade association to police ethics and marketing practices. The Internet and dating reality TV shows The Millionaire Matchmaker, The Bachelor, and others have brought these services into the mainstream and taken the stigma out of the profession. There appears to be a service and price point for every type of lonely single person, in every age group. Online dating has its share of challenges. Unauthorized recurrent billing is another issue. In addition, there have been database breaches such as the Ashley Madison site and a call for more background checks and for more protection of personal information. Read on to learn key information about the online dating industry, including how many dating sites are there, a list of the top dating companies, and an estimate of the dating market value.
Online Dating Industry: The Business of Love
The report provides an analysis of the global online dating market by value, by volume and includes segment analysis as well. Moreover, the report also assesses the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry. Growth of the overall global online dating market has also been forecasted for the period , taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends. The major players dominating the online dating market are Match Group, Inc. The four companies have been profiled in the report providing their business overview, financial overview and business strategies.
The report will make detailed analysis mainly on in-depth research on the Market development, Market size, development trend, operation situation and future development trend of Online Dating Market on the basis of stating current situation of the industry in Online dating can be defined as system where one can find and introduce themselves to new personal connections over the internet. Online dating aims to develop personal, romantic, or sexual relationships. The service is provided by a company by using websites or applications which has to be run on Internet-connected personal computers or mobile devices.