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Match launches brand new app for iPhone and iPod Touch: Dating never looked so good

You know Match is the authority on all things dating, and we’ve got you covered on the go or at home with our completely redesigned app for iPhone and iPod touch. With a sleek new design, easier-to-use functionality and robust new iPhone-exclusive features like Stream and Mixer, our app offers you unique and engaging ways to discover the largest online community of singles. Check out the new app in the App Store here!

Beautiful New Design

The app’s innovative design provides a more user-friendly, customized experience that makes the most important content the easiest to access.  The design of the app helps singles make quick decisions without ever leaving a screen, keeping Match members focused on what they’re here to do – make connections.

See Endless Photos with Stream

Stream is our latest iPhone-only feature that serves you photos of singles by utilizing an innovative algorithm, finding the members who are closest to you. Stream highlights additional photos in a member’s profile in addition to the primary profile picture, helping you discover more of someone’s personality.

Make Quick Connections with Mixer

Mixer is another iPhone-exclusive feature that introduces you to new people at warp speed. By combining another exclusive algorithm using geographic location and the latest swiping technology, Mixer allows you to browse through profiles easier than ever before. 

View All Communication at Once with Message Threading

Messages are now organized by each conversation that you’ve had with another person, enabling you to preserve the history between you and a match. Want to look back on those first words you both exchanged? Simply scroll through your messages to find all your previous communications saved in text message format for easy referencing.

Additional Features

The new Match app has so much more to offer our members, including:

  • Easier photo uploading – you can now add a photo from three different places within the app’s interface
  • In-app notifications – we’re making it easier for users to stay connected
  • In-app purchasing – for the first time, we’re giving members the ability to purchase subscriptions and additional features while they’re signed into the app
  • More ways to communicate – chat with your matches throughout the entire app—from Stream, to your Daily Matches and even directly from a members’ photo. You can even communicate as soon as you launch the app!

A Closer Look

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Starting today, you can download the brand-new Match app for FREE on the App Store.  With 1 in 5 relationships today starting online, why not join the matchmaker that’s proven to be responsible for more dates, relationships and marriages than any other site?

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PEOPLE Magazine features Match Members in Most Beautiful People issue

Today PEOPLE magazine revealed it’s annual World’s Most Beautiful issue, and inside featured not just one, but FOUR gorgeous Match members in the magazine’s “Online Dating’s Most Wanted: Sexiest Singles Alive” piece! Mac, Cristin, Tarek, and Nicole were highlighted as four of Match’s most popular members on the site. Check out their full member profiles below and see for yourself why they were chosen!

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Introducing a Limited Edition Digital Vinyl from Match

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Top 10 Cities To Date a Baseball Fan on Match

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With the announcement of the MLB.com & Match partnership last week, we at Match decided to dig into which cities across America have the highest number of single baseball fanatics. And if you’re hoping to snag a baseball fan in the Midwest, you’re in luck — nine of our top 10 cities are located in the heart of the country! But Cardinals fans rejoice: St. Louis takes the number one spot for city with the most baseball cheering fans on Match.com. See the full list below!

  1. St. Louis, MO Read more…
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The Third Date: Now What? By Delightful

This post is a part of an ongoing series by Delightful.com.

Third date: the “I’m into you” date

By this point, you’ve established that you like each other. Though you may not be hearing wedding bells just yet, you’re looking forward to seeing where this might go. You’re still trying to impress your date, but also letting your guard down. The third date is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a date that provides quality time together, and the chance to get a little closer. Read more…

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Match & MLB.com Partner Up to Bring Together Single Baseball Fans

With baseball’s regular season just around the corner, Match and MLB.com are teaming up to give singles another reason to cheer this season: for the first time, Match is giving members the opportunity for single baseball fans to connect online through 29 different fan pages for the duration of the 2014 MLB season, powered by Match!

For more information, check out our blog post here.

 

Match of the Month: NikkiNY19

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Your Name: Nikki H.

Current City: New York City Read more…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day: Celebrating Redheads

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Today is St. Patrick’s Day, and while people around the world are channeling their inner Irish, you can bet your green beads that redheaded ladies will be having the most fun, and maybe even getting the most lucky! According to our Singles in America survey, redheads are by far the most vivacious of all singles when it comes to their sex lives, and we have the data to prove it’s more than Irish folklore. When it comes to redheaded single women: Read more…

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You Took Them Out: Now What? By Delightful

This post is a part of an ongoing series by Delightful.com.

Second date: the “I think I might like you” date

Congrats! You made it to the second date. You both had a good enough time to warrant a second go, and chances are you’ve been burning up the phone (or text) lines in between. Depending on the situation, second date waters can be a little difficult to navigate—you think you might like the person, but you don’t want to come off as too available or needy right off the bat. For this reason, we think that the second date should be all about fun. Read more…

You Asked Them Out: Now What? By Delightful

By Delightful.com

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When it comes to modern-day dating, the rules as we knew them have been thrown out the window. The unconventional has become the conventional as more and more couples meet in ways that until recently, weren’t even a possibility. But what does that mean when it’s time to actually go on a date? Is it different from if you met in a bookstore, coffee shop, or online? Read more…