01AMOUR - September 6 - Pierric Duthoit is the Director of Meetic France. He co-founded and directed the Womanjournal.ru site, a Women's Web Portal in Russia.
Q: What do you think about the acquisition of Meetic by Match ?
A: It is good news for us and for the Americans, with the pooling of expertise in a market with many players.
Q: In which international markets does Meetic operate?
A: Meetic is active in 16 countries in Europe and available in 13 different languages.
Q: Can you talk about Meetic Affinity compared to the older Meetic?
A: Members of Meetic Affinity complete a questionnaire that will help them understand themselves better and to get to know other members.
Q: What about competition with SmartDate, Badoo, Facebook, Zoosk?
A: Badoo speaks of "network meeting". Facebook is not in the category of"dating". Zoosk and Smartdate tend to expand the category, which is more beneficial for us as the leader in this market.
Q: Will Meetic search to consolidate its position in other markets?
A: We always want to consolidate and improve our positions.
Q: How do you see the market of dating and matchmaking in 10 years?
A: Dating will be even more mobile.
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