BEIJING, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiayuan.com International Ltd. ("Jiayuan" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: DATE), operator of the largest online dating platform in China, today announced that the number of registered user accounts across Jiayuan's platforms including Jiayuan.com, iZhenxin.com and qiuai.com surpassed the 140 million milestone on February 20, 2015, including 126.5 million accounts from Jiayuan.com.
Since its founding in 2003, Jiayuan.com has enabled 13.0 million successful matches in China. According to statistics compiled by iResearch, Jiayuan.com is China's undisputed leader in online dating, ranking first in terms of daily visitors, time spent by users, pages viewed and number of visits in 2014. Jiayuan accounted for over half of total time spent, pages viewed, and number of visits to online dating websites in 2014. Jiayuan's mobile app also ranked first in terms of brand awareness and downloads in 2014.
"I am proud to announce that Jiayuan surpassed the 140 million registered user mark as we continue to expand our reach and grow our business," commented Mr. Linguang Wu, Chief Executive Officer of Jiayuan. "Passing the 140 million milestone is a testament to the focused investments we have made over the years on technology and providing the best results and the most successful matches for our users. We are now shifting towards mobile with our re-launched app designed to further support user-growth, especially among younger users, and increase user retention rates and stickiness to our platform. We will continue to invest in new and innovative products and services that will yield sustainable long-term growth."
Jiayuan.com hit the 110 million registered user accounts milestone on June 29, 2014.
Jiayuan.com International Ltd. ("Jiayuan") (NASDAQ: DATE) operates the largest online dating platform in China. Jiayuan is committed to providing a trusted, effective, and user-focused online dating platform that addresses the dating and marriage needs of China's rapidly growing urban singles population. As a pioneer in China's online dating market, Jiayuan ranks first in terms of number of unique visitors, average time spent per user and average page views per user among all online dating websites in China in 2013, according to iResearch. Jiayuan recorded an average of 6.2 million monthly active user accounts in the third quarter of 2014. Every two of Jiayuan's American Depositary Shares represent three ordinary shares.
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