MORNINGWHISTLE - Feb 19 - Jiayuan.com has bought competitor juedui100.com. Juedui100.com, established in 2005 has in the past reported ~8M registered users. However, it has suffered from business difficulties so that by the end of 2010, no more than 20 employees were still employed. Experts seem to not be very optimistic about the acquisition. The acquisition will not effectively increase the number of validated users for jiayuan.com. Jiayuan.com should focus on the growing market such as the development of mobile clients instead of acquiring an aging rival. At present, the Chinese online dating market is divided by three giants – jiayuan.com, baihe.com and zhenai.com.
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