acquired Plenty Of Fish, another free dating site, in July 2015.
In November 2015, the UK site was awarded Best Marketing Campaign at the UK Dating Awards. In 2002 and early 2003, Match.com's then CEO, Tim Sullivan, tried to expand reach by expanding into the local dating scene with a service called Match Live.
From 2011 to 2014 a man described by British police as a “sexual predator”, contacted thousands of women through the website. In March 2016 Derby Crown Court heard that four of the victims complained about the man to Match.com; one of the women was told that administrators could not do anything because he had not sent abusive messages through the site.On February 4, 2010, and Meetic announced a joint venture in the Latin American dating market.The two companies formed a partnership to combine Par Perfieto in Brazil with extended presence in Latin America.Daters would meet in a public location sponsored by People would be involved in social activities and a form of speed dating together. Shortly afterwards, IAC fired Tim Sullivan as acting CEO, and laid off 30 people in the Dallas office involved with the Match Live brand.