Dating personals service 20
Yahoo, where first-quarter revenues jumped unexpectedly thanks to rapid growth in its personals business, is aggressively pursuing people in their 20's.'' We're investing in that younger group,'' said Katie Mitic, the general manager of Yahoo Personals.
Nerve.com's personals service, which caters to 20-somethings, has 175,000 subscribers and is growing by 15 percent a month, its owners say.
'' Sometimes more than one date a night.'' In just a few short months, Mr.
Jong said he went out with around 70 women -- usually an after-work drink with the option of an easy escape if things didn't work out.
'' I was amazed it could be so easily done.'' Mr.
Tjong began checking the online service several times a day to see how many responses his ad had generated.