The number of online dating services in China, including “swipe right” style apps, has grown from five to 10 companies five years ago to around 2,000 today, according to Ipsos. Photo: SCMP Handout
Julia Hollingsworth
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Across The Border by Julia Hollingsworth

How China’s internet companies are turning online love into offline cash

The search for love online isn’t only good for lonely hearts - it’s also a boon for Chinese internet companies riding off the digital dating trend

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The number of online dating services in China, including “swipe right” style apps, has grown from five to 10 companies five years ago to around 2,000 today, according to Ipsos. Photo: SCMP Handout
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