"Go big or go home": It's probably a good life mantra, but it's an especially good online-dating mantra.That's what I took away from my conversation with Match Group CEO Mandy Ginsberg, the exec who oversees Match, OKCupid, and Plenty of Fish."The breach was sealed in minutes and the Plentyoffish team had spent several days testing its systems to ensure no other vulnerabilities were found.Several security measures, including forced password reset, had been imposed," POF said in a statement.Dating site Plentyof was hit by hackers this weekend, but rather than a quick data grab, the alleged hacker carried out a scheme that involved tales of Russian mobsters, extortion plots, late-night phone calls, and a noted tech reporter.Dating site Plentyof was hit by hackers this weekend, but rather than a quick data grab, the alleged hackers carried out a scheme that involved tales of Russian mobsters, extortion plots, late-night phone calls, and a noted tech reporter, according to the site's CEO.He has retained complete ownership of the company, which has 75 employees."By the time I found out what VCs were, I was already making millions in profit, and I didn't see the need to raise money because I wouldn't know what to do with it," he told Business Insider.
It was just a side project I created that got really big." Frind, who was a developer before he founded Plenty of Fish, built the site without any venture-capital funding.
On Tuesday, the dating website Plenty of Fish got acquired by Match Group, an IAC/Inter Active subsidiary that recently announced plans to go public later this year.
Plenty of Fish sold to Match Group for 5 million in cash.
According to the Daily Record Lucy shared screen grabs of her sister's messages on Facebook writing: 'Ok, so my sister messaged someone on an online dating site (Plenty of Fish) just to say hi..got this (apparently "on file") reply regarding his choice of not going for "older and over weight" women. .'He continued: 'I was also specific about weight as I have never been attracted to big women.
However, since moving to Scotland and going on POF I have learned that 'average body type' is commonly held to be around dress size 14-16.