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But most subscription sites automatically renew until the customer cancels, and those fees can add up.
Indeed, for online purveyors of love, business is booming.
Hackers alleged late Tuesday that they had dumped account details and log-in information of around 32 million users of the website, revealing millions of street addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and credit-card details.
Avid Life Media called it “an act of criminality.” Many people are looking for love online, and some — even those who are already married — are looking for hook-ups, but even those who are looking for love should be aware of what lies ahead. Roughly 30 million unique users, or about 10% of the U. population, visit dating sites every month, according to market researcher Nielsen.
While people used to meet mostly through friends, says Reuben J.
Thomas, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Mexico, “that’s been sharply on the decline since the advent of the Internet.” The dating industry is now worth about .4 billion, with revenue split between advertising and subscription services, up revenue up around 5% per year, according to a report by research firm IBISWorld.
And paying fees, he says, can have an upside: People may be more likely to actually use a site if they pay for it.
So perhaps it should come as no surprise that as the popularity of online dating has risen, so have prices.
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He is on the Board of Directors at Ford Motor Co., Financial Services Volunteer Corps, Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Committee On Capital Markets Regulation, Mckinsey Knowledge Council, Morehouse College, National Committee on United States-China Relations, Inc., Palm Beach Civic Association, The Hotchkiss School and China Foreign Affairs University. Thornton was previously employed as Independent Non-Executive Director by HSBC Holdings Plc, Non-Executive Chairman by HSBC North America Holdings, Inc., Independent Non-Executive Director by China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd., Non-Executive Director by Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd., Non-Executive Director by China Netcom Communications Group Co.
Thornton is Non-Independent Chairman at Barrick Gold Corp., Independent Director at Ford Motor Co., a Member at Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., Chairman at The Brookings Institution, President at China Institute of Metrology, Professor & Director-Global Leadership Program at Tsinghua School of Economics & Management and Trustee & Member at China Foreign Affairs University.
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