Sunday, April 30, 2017

AshleyMadison blackmail roars back to life ???




AshleyMadison blackmail roars back to life ???
http://www.zdnet.com/article/ashley-madison-blackmail-roars-back-to-life/
A group claims "May 1 2017 we are launching our new site — Cheaters Gallery." They promised to include my Ashley Madison info unless I pay up. So what to do?


AshleyMadison settles with USA FTC over online dating hack.
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/12/ashleymadison-settles-with-usa-ftc-over.html

http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/ashleymadison.com
Bounce Rate 64.60%
56.2%      Percent of Visitors  are from Japan!



AshleyMadison trying to reboot in Japan via WhiteLabelDating?
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/01/ashleymadison-trying-to-reboot-in-japan.html

Alexa shows AshleyMadison is a sinking ship.

USA FBI should had closed AshleyMadison forever.

http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/10/ashleymadison-turnaround.html

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Up to 40,000 Tinder selfies "stolen" via TechCrunch


https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/28/someone-scraped-40000-tinder-selfies-to-make-a-facial-dataset-for-ai-experiments/

Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) Astronomical compensations to their C-level executives
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/match-group-inc-mtch-astronomical.html


Astronomical compensations to their C-level executives but not going to innovate and revolutionize the Online Dating Industry in the next years.
Also Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) is solely controlled by IAC.


It is said the main business of Badoo is the spyware business! 
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/06/the-hackers-hacked-badoo-2-june-2016.html
BI article: The reclusive CEO of dating app Badoo on his app's redesign
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/bi-article-reclusive-ceo-of-dating-app.html


Last May 2016, I suggested USA FTC investigate several online dating sites for misleading statements, false claims, overpromises.
Like Match, eHarmony, Zoosk, OkCupid, EliteSingles (Affinitas GmbH.) copycat of eHarmony, Tinder and others.

http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/05/suggested-usa-ftc-investigate-several.html 

Proof eHarmony is intoxicated with "Big Data Analysis"










"Using Big Data To Improve Lives As Well As Profits"
https://ieondemand.com/presentations/using-big-data-to-improve-lives-as-well-as-profits
The Greatest Adventure / Love in the Time of Tinder
https://events.iai.tv/life/the-greatest-adventure

Silly humour surveys from eHarmony
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/silly-humour-surveys-from-eharmony.html


eHarmony Mapping Love with Hadoop ???
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2014/10/eharmony-mapping-love-with-hadoop.html
Proof of FRAUD from eHarmony
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2015/03/proof-of-fraud-from-eharmony.html 

eHarmony is a 16+ years old obsolete site. The success rate of eHarmony is less than 10%.
eHarmony is only supported by a big marketing budget and not by serious scientific evidence.

The Big Five normative test used by eHarmony, had been proven/revealed as an incomplete and incorrect model to assess/measure personality of persons.


eHarmony's algorithm is in the range of showing you 3 most compatible persons per 1,000 persons screened, and with the 16PF5 you can reach 3 most compatible persons per 100,000 persons screened; a 100 times more powerful algorithm (NOT 100% improvement, a 100 X improvement, really an innovation)
 
Another HOAX: Dating app uses machine learning to find your most compatible partner
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/another-hoax-dating-app-uses-machine.html


Lack Of Innovation & Decadence can summarize the Online Dating Industry.
C-Level executives are more worried about their golf scores than their company’s long term strategy and innovations.
C-level executives are cooking barbecues under the water (selling smoke) and not paying attention to latest research from Academics which could be beneficial for the Online Dating Industry.

WorldWide, there are over 5,000 (five thousand) online dating sites
- but no one is using the 16PF5 (or similar) to assess personality of its members!
- but no one calculates similarity with a quantized pattern comparison method!
- but no one can show Compatibility Distribution Curves to each and every of its members!!!
i.e. if you are a man seeking women, to show how compatible you are with a 20,000,000 women database, and to select a bunch of 100 women from 20,000,000 women database.

- but no one is scientifically proven!  No actual online dating site  is "scientifically proven" because no one can prove its matching algorithm can match prospective partners who will have more stable and satisfying relationships (and very low divorce rates) than couples matched by chance, astrological destiny, personal preferences, searching on one's own, or other technique as the control group in a peer reviewed Scientific Paper for the majority (over 90%) of its members.  

 
The Online Dating Industry does not need a 10% improvement, a 50% improvement or a 100% improvement. It does need "a 100 times better improvement"
    
Please read: The 8 tips to innovate in the Online Dating Industry!
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2013/12/the-8-tips-to-innovate-in-online-dating.html
  

Rocket Internet SE owns in part Affinitas as 2016 report


Equity interest in %
Affinitas GmbH, Berlin 21.9 %
Affinitas Phantom share GmbH, Berlin 34.4 %


Affinitas GmbH. 2014 financials. Revenue and Net Loss? (Affinitas Phantom Share GmbH.)
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/04/affinitas-gmbh-2014-financials-revenue_30.html


EliteSingles / eDarling sites are only copycats of eHarmony.
A prospective client will not perceive eDarling / EliteSingles sites as better, superior or different than eHarmony's ones.

http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/01/edarling-chile-and-edarling-mexico.html


7ft 7in British actor; the UK's tallest man, dies of heart failure, aged 36 / Please compare with EliteSingles UK and USA
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/02/7ft-7in-british-actor-uks-tallest-man.html

 
EliteSingles USA compared to tallest 2 active USA NBA players 221 cm (7 ft 3 in). 
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/03/elitesingles-usa-compared-to-tallest-2.html

eHarmony's sites are 3 times bigger in active users and revenue than EliteSingles's sites.
And worse, Affinitas GmbH. can not beat and will never beat eHarmony Inc. in United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and United States.

There is a WAR between eHarmony Inc. and Affinitas GmbH. (EliteSingles / eDarling sites, copycats of eHarmony)

eHarmony is a 16+ years old obsolete site. The success rate of eHarmony is less than 10%.
eHarmony is only supported by a big marketing budget and not by serious scientific evidence.

The Big Five normative test used by eHarmony, had been proven/revealed as an incomplete and incorrect model to assess/measure personality of persons.
-------------------------

Very easy to copycat eHarmony, but very difficult to innovate: a 100 times better algorithm than eHarmony.
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/10/very-easy-to-copycat-eharmony-but-very.html

eHarmony was copycatted in several countries like the online dating sites EliteSingles in Canada, Australia, USA, UK, Chile, Mexico; eDarling in Spain, German, France, Russia; also TeAmo in Russia is another copycat of eHarmony; esync (eSynchrony) in Singapore, MiMediaManzana in Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Chile, etc. and Marrily in India.
 

Friday, April 28, 2017

Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) Astronomical compensations to their C-level executives


FORM DEF 14A | Proxy Statement (definitive)

https://seekingalpha.com/filing/3522767

Astronomical compensations to their C-level executives but not going to innovate and revolutionize the Online Dating Industry in the next years.
Also Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) is solely controlled by IAC.

Please see:
A man who paid premiums to access A-list dating prospects, only to find out most were dead ends, is suing the company behind OKCupid, accusing the company of setting him and other users up to get stiffed.
Match Group responded and said the bad profiles were the result of a software bug
.

LAWSUIT Chad Perkins et al. v. Match Group Inc. et al., case number 1:17-cv-2988 
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/lawsuit-chad-perkins-et-al-v-match.html

Several complaints about Match dot com suggest ... database is full of old & inactive profiles, scammers, fake profiles, etc!
Perhaps Only way to sustain that huge revenue is creating fake profiles from inside to entice customers to subscribe. ??? 







 
Last May 2016, I suggested USA FTC investigate several online dating sites for misleading statements, false claims, overpromises.
Like Match, eHarmony, Zoosk, OkCupid, EliteSingles (Affinitas GmbH.) copycat of eHarmony, Tinder and others.

http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/05/suggested-usa-ftc-investigate-several.html
 

http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/match.com
http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/pof.com
http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/okcupid.com
https://www.similarweb.com/top-websites/category/people-and-society/relationships-and-dating
https://www.similarweb.com/website/pof.com#overview
https://www.similarweb.com/website/okcupid.com#overview
https://www.similarweb.com/website/match.com#overview

 
Alexa shows an inverse spike after 2017 New Year's Eve for several online dating sites including Match, PlentyOfFish, Zoosk, eHarmony, EliteSingles and many more!
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/03/inverse-spike-after-new-years-eve-via.html

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Another HOAX: Dating app uses machine learning to find your most compatible partner


http://bizwest.com/2017/04/26/dating-app-uses-machine-learning-find-compatible-partner/
http://globaldatinginsights.com/2017/04/20/say-allo-wants-to-be-amazon-for-dating-by-using-ai-machine-learning-to-offer-singles-better-matches/

It is a HOAX, a fraud.

Please notice: the most compatible person with you could be more compatible with other person right now that is not you!
E.G:
“Over 1,000,000 million women database, here is the list of the 12 more compatible with you. Notice that woman#1 is the most compatible with you but she could be more compatible with other men right now.
woman#01 is 95.58476277% compatible
woman#02 is 95.56224356% compatible
woman#03 is 95.52998273% compatible
woman#04 is 94.18354278% compatible
woman#05 is 93.00453871% compatible
woman#06 is 93.00007524% compatible
woman#07 is 92.99738452% compatible
woman#08 is 92.37945551% compatible
woman#09 is 92.29779173% compatible
woman#10 is 92.27114287% compatible
woman#11 is 92.19515551% compatible
woman#12 is 92.12249558% compatible”

 
Soon the team will learn thanks to machine learning, The 3 milestone discoveries of the 2001 - 2010 decade for Theories of Romantic Relationships Development:
I) Several studies showing contraceptive pills users make different mate choices, on average, compared to non-users. "Only short-term but not long-term partner preferences tend to vary with the menstrual cycle"
II) People often report partner preferences that are not compatible with their choices in real life. (Behavioural recommender systems or other system that learns your preferences are useless)
III) What is important in attracting people to one another may not be important in making couples happy. Compatibility is all about a high level on personality similarity between prospective mates for long term mating with commitment.

The key to long-lasting romance: COMPATIBILITY is exactly STRICT PERSONALITY SIMILARITY and not "meet other people with similar interests".

The only way to revolutionize the Online Dating Industry is using the 16PF5 normative personality test, available in different languages to assess personality of members, or a proprietary test with exactly the same traits of the 16PF5 and expressing compatibility with eight decimals (needs a quantized pattern comparison method, part of pattern recognition by cross-correlation, to calculate similarity between prospective mates.)
 

High precision in matching algorithms is precisely the key to open the door and leave the infancy of compatibility testing.
 

It is all about achieving the eighth decimal!
With 8 decimals, you have more precision than any person could achieve by searching on one's own, but the only way to achieve the eighth decimal is using analysis and correlation with quantized patterns.
 

Without offering the NORMATIVE16PF5 (or similar test measuring exactly the 16 personality factors) for serious dating, it will be impossible to innovate and revolutionize the Online Dating Industry.
All other proposals are NOISE and perform as placebo !


 
Lack Of Innovation & Decadence can summarize the Online Dating Industry.
C-Level executives are more worried about their golf scores than their company’s long term strategy and innovations.
C-level executives are cooking barbecues under the water (selling smoke) and not paying attention to latest research from Academics which could be beneficial for the Online Dating Industry.
 
The Online Dating Industry does not need a 10% improvement, a 50% improvement or a 100% improvement. It does need "a 100 times better improvement"
    
Please read: The 8 tips to innovate in the Online Dating Industry!
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2013/12/the-8-tips-to-innovate-in-online-dating.html
  

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

LAWSUIT Chad Perkins et al. v. Match Group Inc. et al., case number 1:17-cv-2988

case number 1:17-cv-2988

in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.


It is not only OKCupid, USA Better Business Bureau gives Match.com "F" rating. 
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/it-is-not-only-okcupid-usa-better.html

OkCupid user: Premium service matched me with 'dead' profiles
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/new-lawsuit-against-match-group-inc.html
A man who paid premiums to access A-list dating prospects, only to find out most were dead ends, is suing the company behind OKCupid, accusing the company of setting him and other users up to get stiffed.
Match Group responded and said the bad profiles were the result of a software bug
.


Article by female Journalist: Dirty tricks from Match?
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3191461/From-automatically-renewing-subscriptions-secretly-boosting-profiles-dating-sites-use-cynical-tricks-stop-leaving.html
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2015/08/article-by-female-journalist-dirty.html
UK Journalist Melissa Kite, 43, tried online dating after being single for six months.
After no success she decided to cancel her subscription.
When she tried to cancel suspiciously eligible men began contacting her.


Some years ago: Class Action Calls Match a 'Scam' / More than 90% of potential dates are "phantoms," suit charges
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2011/08/class-action-calls-match-scam.html

And Match won a lawsuit in court, but .... most probably they will be "killed" by the power of word of mouth!  

Several complaints about Match dot com suggest ... database is full of old & inactive profiles, scammers, fake profiles, etc!
Perhaps Only way to sustain that huge revenue is creating fake profiles from inside to entice customers to subscribe. ??? 

How Alexa shows BBC of London UK incinerated Cupid PLC.
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2013/10/how-alexa-shows-bbc-of-london-uk.html

and some time ago The power of word of mouth killed Be2!  

During 2008, a lawsuit against Parship in Belgium about "pratiques commerciales trompeuses" forced Parship to disclose how many paid members it had in Belgium (Parship lied about their customers; 80.000 announced, 5.004 in reality, a 6.25% conversion rate, the same to say over 93% inactive profiles!!! )
During January 2011, former CEO of Match LATAM Countries recognized 75% inactive profiles at Match Argentina.

  

article: Dating Apps Broaden Their Reach, Create Platform for Making Friends

http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Dating-Apps-Broaden-Their-Reach-Create-Platform-for-Making-Friends-420397363.html

Bumble BFF, Tinder Social even Badoo, Zoosk and others

The NEW Badoo: Terrible redesign with horrible orange and purple colors?
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/the-new-badoo-terrible-redesing-with.html

CoffeeMeetsBagel: Dating Apps And The Gale-Shapley Algorithm ???
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/coffeemeetsbagel-dating-apps-and-gale.html

MeetMe to acquire if(we) for USD 60 Million in cash? crazy
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/03/meetme-to-acquire-ifwe-for-usd-60.html

Bumble launches BFF (Badoo Friends Finder), a feature to find new friends
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/03/bumble-launches-bff-badoo-friends.html

Silly data from Tinder, via BI
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/silly-data-from-tinder-via-bi.html

Happn wants to be acquired by Badoo or other company?
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/happn-wants-to-be-acquired-by-badoo-or.html


Online Dating app Once receives USD5.6 million in funding for its revolutionary concepts in the online dating market.???
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/09/online-dating-app-once-receives-usd56.html


Hinge: A two old months interview where the CEO explains
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/hinge-two-old-months-interview-where.html
he can not beat Tinder and will waste over USD 20 Million ?

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article: The Rise of Dating-App Fatigue
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/10/article-rise-of-dating-app-fatigue.html


Lack Of Innovation & Decadence can summarize the Online Dating Industry.
C-Level executives are more worried about their golf scores than their company’s long term strategy and innovations.
C-level executives are cooking barbecues under the water (selling smoke) and not paying attention to latest research from Academics which could be beneficial for the Online Dating Industry.
 
The Online Dating Industry does not need a 10% improvement, a 50% improvement or a 100% improvement. It does need "a 100 times better improvement"
    
Please read: The 8 tips to innovate in the Online Dating Industry!
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2013/12/the-8-tips-to-innovate-in-online-dating.html
  

The NEW Badoo: Terrible redesign with horrible orange and purple colors?









article: Russian Authorities Want Easy Access to Online Dating Logs
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/article-russian-authorities-want-easy.html


It is said the main business of Badoo is the spyware business!

BI article: The reclusive CEO of dating app Badoo on his app's redesign
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/bi-article-reclusive-ceo-of-dating-app.html


A year ago:

Badoo and Zoosk - Zoosk and Badoo. Both redesigned?
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/02/badoo-and-zoosk-zoosk-and-badoo-both.html

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

CoffeeMeetsBagel: Dating Apps And The Gale-Shapley Algorithm ???


http://themarketmogul.com/coffee-meets-bagel-gale-shapley-algorithm/

Hilarious interview from CoffeeMeetsBagel founders (they should rebrand to BagelMeetsSausages)
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/02/hilarius-interview-from.html
Five years and cannot take off. Only burning money from investors.


Please remember:
stable marriage as an economic function (as a complex mental process) is a HOAX.
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/04/bbc-article-science-behind-online.html
They propose: a stable marriage can be predicted using mainly Gale_Shapley algorithm, General Equilibrium Theory and Non_cooperative Game Theory.
The Gale-Shapley algorithm is not good enough to solve the stable marriage problem because is based on initial preferences (attraction, fantasies, infatuation) and does not take into account temporal patterns of relationship variables.
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2010/05/flawed-papers.html

The key to long-lasting romance is STRICT PERSONALITY SIMILARITY and not "meet other people with similar interests".

FAILED and BIASED article "Mathematician reveals formula to find a perfect mate"
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2015/03/failed-and-biased-article-mathematician.html


"The one" or "the perfect match" does not exist.
It will only exist a pool of compatible persons, not more than that.
They can not promise "the one" or a "perfect match".
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/article-how-successful-is-digital.html
Finally the perfect dating algorithm? Of course NOT, Big Five test is OBSOLETE.
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/02/finally-perfect-dating-algorithm-of.html

The 8 tips to innovate in the Online Dating Industry!
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2013/12/the-8-tips-to-innovate-in-online-dating.html

article: Russian Authorities Want Easy Access to Online Dating Logs


https://globalvoices.org/2017/04/25/russian-authorities-want-easy-access-to-online-dating-logs/
"The Badoo dating network will soon be added to Russia's federal list of “information disseminators,” ..... This means that the dating site will be required to keep servers in Russia, where all Russian users’ data will be stored, so that the Federal Security Service and local law enforcement can have easier access to user data and communications logs.
"This may present a challenge for Badoo. Although the 11-year-old company was founded by Russian entrepreneur Andrey Andreev, the business is registered in Cyprus and headquartered in London."


I agree, it is said the main business of Badoo is the spyware business!

BI article: The reclusive CEO of dating app Badoo on his app's redesign
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/bi-article-reclusive-ceo-of-dating-app.html

TeAmo in Russia is another copycat of eHarmony
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2012/03/stupid-investors-series-today-teamoru.html

Affinitas GmbH. (eDarling) under fraud investigation in Russia.
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2015/09/affinitas-gmbh-edarling-under-fraud.html

Rocket Internet's (RCKZF) Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript




https://seekingalpha.com/article/4065154-rocket-internets-rckzf-oliver-samwer-q4-2016-results-earnings-call-transcript?part=single
Rocket Internet losses triple in 2016
https://www.ft.com/content/d68c8a2d-982a-335a-9d41-f38ca9a4b735
https://www.ft.com/content/51905fce-2983-11e7-9ec8-168383da43b7
It is clear they have plenty of cash to burn, perhaps no more than that!

Many if not most, USA, Canadian or European businesses models are unfeasible in Latin American countries, African countries, Russia or even Australia because transportation costs could be 10 times bigger than in Europe.
All European countries fit in Brazil, Russia, Africa or Australia.
It means: If you want to replicate a big success in Brazil, it will be as hard as the same to replicate it in all European countries, but in this case with 1/8 of population compared to Europe!

All the domino should fall ...  when they run out of money!

Kinnevik has finally lost patience. Rocket Internet SE Loses Biggest Investor
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/02/kinnevik-has-finally-lost-patience.html
Rocket Internet. / All ventures are created using a complex system of shell companies. /
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2014/08/rocket-internet-ag-all-ventures-are.html
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/10/rocket-internet-se-has-euros-17-billion.html
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/09/riding-rocket-article-by-leila-abboud.html
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/09/ft-article-shares-in-rocket-internet.html


Rocket Internet SE: Der Fall Ikarus
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/03/rocket-internet-se-der-fall-ikarus.html

Monday, April 24, 2017

It is not only OKCupid, USA Better Business Bureau gives Match.com "F" rating.





 http://www.chicagotribune.com/bluesky/originals/ct-okcupid-dead-profile-lawsuit-bsi-20170424-story.html

Several complaints about Match dot com suggest ... database is full of old & inactive profiles, scammers, fake profiles, etc!
Perhaps Only way to sustain that huge revenue is creating fake profiles from inside to entice customers to subscribe. ???

Match lost a ruling in Chicago in 2013.
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/new-lawsuit-against-match-group-inc.html

OkCupid user: Premium service matched me with 'dead' profiles
http://www.chicagotribune.com/bluesky/originals/ct-okcupid-dead-profile-lawsuit-bsi-20170424-story.html

Class Action Calls Match a 'Scam' / More than 90% of potential dates are "phantoms," suit charges
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2011/08/class-action-calls-match-scam.html

Saturday, April 22, 2017

NEW LAWSUIT against Match Group, Inc. (OKCupid) in Chicago USA



http://www.tmz.com/2017/04/22/ok-cupid-sued-dead-profiles
Case Number: 17-cv-2988
Case Title: Chad Perkins vs Match Group, Inc.
Assigned Judge: Judge Elaine Bucklo
Filed Date: APRIL/20/2017



Fraud action: OKCupid sets users up with premium access premise, stiffs them on 'viable dating options'
http://cookcountyrecord.com/stories/511106984-fraud-action-okcupid-sets-users-up-with-premium-access-premise-stiffs-them-on-viable-dating-options
http://www.ilnd.uscourts.gov/RecentlyFiledCase.aspx

A man who paid premiums to access A-list dating prospects, only to find out most were dead ends, is suing the company behind OKCupid, accusing the company of setting him and other users up to get stiffed.
Match Group responded and said the bad profiles were the result of a software bug
.

Please remember:
Match lost a ruling in Chicago in 2013.
https://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2013/12/match-just-lost-ruling-in-chicago.html

Dave Evans said "Match sent me 12 matches and a msg saying my profile was approved.
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/dave-evans-said-match-sent-me-12.html
This profile has been deactivated for years. Bug or desperation?"
 

article: Better Business Bureau gives Match.com "F" rating
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/article-better-business-bureau-gives.html

Several complaints about Match dot com suggest ... database is full of old & inactive profiles, scammers, fake profiles, etc!
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/12/more-complaints-about-match-dot-com.html
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/05/complaints-about-match-dot-com.html

Alexa shows an inverse spike after 2017 New Year's Eve for several online dating sites including Match, PlentyOfFish, Zoosk, eHarmony, EliteSingles and many more!
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/03/inverse-spike-after-new-years-eve-via.html


*** Only way to sustain that huge revenue is creating fake profiles from inside to entice customers to subscribe. *** ???
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/05/only-way-to-sustain-that-huge-revenue.html
 
Last May 2016, I suggested USA FTC investigate several online dating sites for misleading statements, false claims, overpromises.
Like Match, eHarmony, Zoosk, OkCupid, EliteSingles (Affinitas GmbH.) copycat of eHarmony, Tinder and others.

http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/05/suggested-usa-ftc-investigate-several.html
 

Match to focus on dating events as it launches ‘pioneering’ Messenger bot ???
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2017/04/match-to-focus-on-dating-events-as-it.html 


USA FTC: No more automatic rebilling in USA for Online Dating sites?
http://onlinedatingsoundbarrier.blogspot.com.ar/2016/07/usa-ftc-no-more-automatic-rebilling-in.html