At the time, more than 42 million singles globally had registered with since its launch in 1995, and worldwide there were over 15 million members using the service.
In late 2005, in the United States entered into a strategic partnership with Dr.
acquired Plenty Of Fish, another free dating site, in July 2015.
In November 2015, the UK site was awarded Best Marketing Campaign at the UK Dating Awards. In 2002 and early 2003, Match.com's then CEO, Tim Sullivan, tried to expand reach by expanding into the local dating scene with a service called Match Live.
It was announced in February 2009 that Match.com's European operations was sold to Meetic for 5 million Euros and a reported twenty-seven percent interest in the company.
People would be involved in social activities and a form of speed dating together. Shortly afterwards, IAC fired Tim Sullivan as acting CEO, and laid off 30 people in the Dallas office involved with the Match Live brand.Stir consists of hundreds of local events each month, ranging from large-scale happy hours to smaller, more intimate events such as cooking classes, wine and tequila tastings, bowling nights, rock climbing, and more.also introduced a proprietary collection of on-site, dual-player games designed to allow people to get to know each other online in a natural way.The judge in the case ruled on August 10, 2012 that did not breach its user agreements with consumers because the agreements "in no way requires to police, vet, update the website content" or guarantee the accuracy of profiles on the site.The woman and her lawyer wanted to start doing background checks on their users in order to prevent registered sex offenders from using the site.