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How One Company Owns Your Entire Dating Life

Whether you're Mormon, a conservative, or a senior citizen, Match Group has a website to help you find a mate

If you’ve ever tried to find the love of your life online, chances are a 73-year-old billionaire played a hand in helping you meet your match. From dating sites for anyone from pet lovers to Mormons, Republicans to Italians, and divorcées to senior citizens, Barry Diller has bought or incubated many brands under his Internet conglomerate, IAC/InterActiveCorp. Now the company is selling a stake in its Match.com division, giving public investors a chance to bet on the business of love.

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