Free Communication Weekend a Success

Increased Traffic, Sign-Ups and Thousands of New Connections Made

Aug 23, 2012, 06:30 ET from FriendFinder Networks Inc.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FriendFinder Networks Inc. (NasdaqGM: FFN) today announced that the first "Free Communication Weekend" on, its leading website for mature singles, held Friday, August 17 through Sunday, August 19 was a success.  Notable increases were experienced across the board including, thousands of new connections made, a dramatic increase in member visits and photo sharing, and a 1,100% increase in emails between members.  The ability to view profiles and send messages to all members on the site for free gave both existing members and new sign-ups even more incentive to explore the site and search for new friends and potential romantic partners.  

"By allowing people open access to SeniorFriendFinder for free, we attracted many new members and prompted existing members to upgrade to premium memberships," says Anthony Previte, Chief Executive Officer of FriendFinder Networks Inc. "This was the first free communication weekend on the site and we believe the results were very positive."

With more than 2.4 million registrants since the site's inception, is more than just a seniors dating service – it is a place where mature singles meet people for friendships, to find new activity partners, or for dating and marriage.  The site's platform offerings of chat rooms, instant messaging, photo galleries, private messaging and more provide its members a variety of options to connect with people in their community.  For more information or to sign-up, please visit

About FriendFinder Networks Inc.

FriendFinder Networks Inc. ( is an internet-based social networking and technology company operating several of the most heavily visited websites in the world, including,,,,, and FriendFinder Networks Inc. also distributes original pictorial and video content and engages in brand licensing. FriendFinder Networks is listed on the NasdaqGM under the ticker symbol FFN.

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