Rapid growth of online dating services
The company also announced plans to acquire Skout, a leading global mobile network for meeting new people.
Even the great crisis of 2009 didn’t affect the amount of UK visitors of the UK dating sites; quite on the contrary the amount of the dating sites users has increased up 16% in comparison to the previous year.Instead, revenue exceeded expectations, climbing 48% from last year and clocking in at .4 million.However, now the more people turn to online UK dating the better choice of potential partners continues to grow, drawing more and more prospective subscribers in its turn. The social discovery service, founded in 2005 to connect users on mobile devices, has posted better-than-anticipated financial results for the second quarter of 2016.
The big dating companies alongside with the small UK dating sites designed for specific age groups, races, religions, interests, etc. The appearance of free dating sites has attracted more visitors to the internet dating scene.
It didn’t lessen the amount of subscribers to the paid sites, but quite on the contrary, contributed in their promotion as became a sort of entry to the paid dating environment by those, who would never have paid for a dating membership.