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2011-05-25 08:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zoosk, the popular social dating community, recently surveyed more than 12,500 singles in eight countries to uncover how perspectives on monogamy and cheating differ from country to country. On certain questions, global perspectives were remarkably similar while on other topics, such as singles' thoughts about politicians who cheat, perspectives varied widely. "The Zoosk survey found a level of agreement across cultures about the desire to be...

2011-04-18 08:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zoosk, the popular social dating community, recently surveyed more than 1,000 singles in the U.S. to gather their thoughts on everything about the UK's upcoming royal nuptials, from wedding traditions to matters of the heart. "American culture glamorizes all forms of celebrity, so we were interested to see what Zoosk's singles community thought of Prince William and Kate's wedding," says Alex Mehr, Zoosk's co-founder and co-CEO. "One...

2011-02-21 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Academy Awards® approaching, Zoosk.com - the world's largest social dating community - surveyed over 1,000 singles to discover their thoughts about the year's sexiest Oscar-nominated films, stars, and scenes. "Watching a movie is a great date activity," says Shayan Zadeh, Zoosk's co-founder and co-CEO. "That's why we were interested to hear how singles felt about this year's Oscar nominees." Zoosk discovered that:...

2011-02-08 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zoosk.com, the world's largest social dating community, today announced it has grown its annual sales run rate approximately 250% in one year to more than $90 million. Zoosk's sales growth was driven primarily by sales of its premium subscriptions, which account for the majority of its revenue. The company continues to expand its offerings globally and now monetizes in more than 60 countries. Zoosk ranked first in comScore's U.S....

2010-12-01 08:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As the end of 2010 approaches, Zoosk.com, the world's largest social dating community, wanted to know what singles think about the trends and news of the past 12 months. Zoosk recently surveyed singles on a series of topics ranging from fashion and technology trends to lifestyle and celebrity news. The findings are compiled in Zoosk's Singles Reflect on 2010 report, available at http://blog.zoosk.com/2010/11/30/singles-reflect-on-2010/. To view...

2009-12-07 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Zoosk, the world's largest social dating community, is hoping to make singles' holiday dating experiences a little brighter this year with its Single's Survival Guide to Holiday Dating. The Guide, which is free to download at http://www.zoosk.com/survivalguide.php, includes tips from relationship experts, gift giving ideas, holiday dating trends and more. "More singles participate in online dating during the holiday season than during any other time...

2009-12-03 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Zoosk, the world's largest social dating community, today announced it has closed a $30 million Series D round of funding. The round was led by new investor Bessemer Venture Partners, the oldest venture capital firm in the United States. Existing investors Canaan Partners and ATA Ventures also participated. As part of the funding event, David Cowan, a partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, joins Zoosk's Board of Directors. The funds will support the...

2009-08-11 09:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Zoosk, the world's largest social dating community, today announced the launch of Zoosk Desktop and Zoosk Mobile to give singles even more ways to manage their online dating experiences wherever they may be online. Zoosk Desktop, an Adobe AIR application, is the first downloadable desktop application ever introduced for a social dating community. Through Zoosk Desktop, users have access to a real-time stream of activity by other singles in their...

2009-06-16 08:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Zoosk, the world's largest social dating community, today announced it has raised an additional $6 million. Existing investor Canaan Partners led the round. This third round of funding will be used to further accelerate Zoosk's market share growth worldwide, grow its team, and for continued product innovation. The additional funding follows Zoosk's rapid growth during the past six months, from 16.5 million users in January to more than 30 million in...

2009-05-19 08:00:00

Zoosk gives its 30 million users the ability to sync movie and music updates with their online dating profiles, making it easy to find and meet others who share similar interests SAN FRANCISCO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Zoosk, the world's largest social dating community, today introduced the ability for its users to link their Last.fm and Netflix accounts to their Zoosk Date Card, making it possible for singles to easily share their latest movie and music picks with potential dates. Built using...


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