Lycos dating search
Lycos yesterday launched a beta version of a search engine for dating Web sites, which gives users free access to unlimited personal profiles from i Matchup.com, Love Access.com, Tickle, True.com, and Lycos'
Lycos enjoyed several years of growth during the 1990s and became the most visited online destination in the world in 1999, with a global presence in more than 40 countries.
Access to the full text of profiles is available even to non-site-subscribers.
There are no limits to the number of profiles Lycos Dating Search users can view, but relationship seekers will still have to subscribe to a site before reaching out to its database of potential mates.
But Lycos's Degenhart said that site upgrades should make a difference to daters.
"We spoke with many customers who experimented with online dating and gave up," Degenhart said.
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