Dating site for business executives
Executives for Avid Life Media, the parent company of the extramarital affairs, admitted to being investigated by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over the use of fembots in an interview with Reuters.
After a massive data breach in August 2015, which exposed the personal information of 37 million users, it was revealed that men were disproportionately more active on the site than women. In addition, more than 70,000 of the site’s female users were allegedly fembots, Annalee Newitz of Gizmodo reported.
Former chief executive Noel Biderman stepped down after the leak.
Since then, the new executives have been trying to revive the brand.
But Warren, who co-founded e Harmony in Los Angeles in 2000, will continue to serve the company as chairman.An Ernst & Young report commissioned by Avid confirmed the use of female chatbots, according to Reuters. In October 2015, the FTC sued another online dating site for over 6,000 over the use of computer-generated profiles to trick people into paid memberships.The investigation of the fake profiles is “a part of the ongoing process that we’re going through … [Zhu Xingxin/China Daily]Leading Chinese dating organizations are hooking up to create the country's largest matchmaking platform.International Ltd, which is Nasdaq-listed and currently China's largest online dating platform, has agreed to be bought by Baihe Network Co Ltd subsidiary Love World Inc and Future World Inc for .56 per American depositary share.