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07/28/14Spark Networks(R) Announces Investor Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/28/14 -- Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, will host an investor conference call to discuss its results for the second quarter 2014. The call is scheduled to take place on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call Title: Spark Networks Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call Toll-Free (United States): 1-877-407-0789 International: ... 
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07/07/14Spark Networks(R) Names Michael McConnell Chairman and Appoints Ian Jacobs to Board
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/07/14 -- Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, announced today the appointment of Michael J. McConnell as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the appointment of Ian V. Jacobs to its Board of Directors. These appointments are effective as of July 3, 2014 and follow the election of four new directors to the Spark Networks Board -- Mr. McConnell, Stephen J... 
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07/02/14'Pretty Woman' Engagement Captures the Heart of JDate(R) in Ultimate Wedding Giveaway Contest
Iconic Jewish Community Awards Winning Couple Unique Wedding Preparation Experience LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/02/14 -- Today, New York residents Dana Gitlin and Zal Spialter were announced winners of JDate's Ultimate Wedding Giveaway contest. In partnership with 92nd Street Y and Ketubah.com, JDate.com, the iconic Jewish community responsible for more Jewish marriages than all other dating sites combined, will gift the future bride and groom a comprehensive wedding package to hel... 
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06/16/14Spark Networks Reschedules Stockholder Meeting to Allow Additional Time for Discussions With Certain Stockholders
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/16/14 -- Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV) (the "Company" or "Spark"), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") has rescheduled the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") to be held on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time at 333 South Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071. The record da... 
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05/29/14JDate Launches Upgraded Mobile Website Now With Secret Admirer Feature
Iconic Jewish Community Creates New Mobile Site to Build Better Relationships LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/29/14 -- A majority of singles agree their mobile devices make it easier to meet and start dating people they are interested in, according to a recent study by JDate® and ChristianMingle®. In an effort to even better connect Jewish singles, JDate, the iconic community already responsible for more Jewish marriages than all other dating sites combined, has launched a new mobile w... 
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05/22/14Spark Networks Cautions Stockholders Not to Be Misled by Osmium's Inaccurate Statements and Deceptive Practices
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/14 -- Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV) (the "Company" or "Spark"), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, today issued the following open letter to stockholders from the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") summarizing the results of its strategy and cautioning stockholders not to be misled by the puffery and propaganda offered by Osmium Partners, LLC ("Osmium"). The full letter to stock... 
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05/20/14JDate Reveals Winners of 'Get Chosen' Social Media Contest
Iconic Jewish Community to Feature Winning Slogans as Part of Its New National Ad Campaign LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/20/14 -- After a Twitter- and Instagram-wide search for the best slogans celebrating the cultural ties that unite Jewish singles, JDate®.com, the iconic community responsible for more Jewish marriages than all other online dating sites combined, has named Jonathan Morvay, Anthony Ramanauskas and Ricky Sans the winners of its "Get Chosen" social media contest. Consum... 
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05/15/14Spark Networks Highlights Osmium's Failure to Articulate a Substantive Plan in Contrast to Strength of Company's Current Strategy
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/15/14 -- Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV) (the "Company" or "Spark"), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, today issued the following letter from the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") to its stockholders demonstrating what it believes to be a stark contrast between its Board's well-articulated, three-part strategy for driving stockholder value that is already delivering results, and th... 
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05/12/14Spark Networks(R) Reports First Quarter Financial Results
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/14 -- Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV) Christian Networks contribution improved 83% Y/Y Total contribution1 grew 15% Y/Y Christian Networks advertising revenue grew 28% Y/Y Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Financial ... 
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05/07/14Spark Networks Sends Investor Letter Highlighting Significant Progress on Plan to Continue to Deliver Value to Stockholders
Responds to Stockholder's Notice of Intent to Nominate Candidates for Control of the Board LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/07/14 -- Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV) (the "Company" or "Spark"), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, today issued a letter from the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") to its stockholders highlighting the Company's significant progress on its strategic plan to deliver value to its stockhold... 
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04/24/14Spark Networks(R) Announces Investor Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2014 Financial Results
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/14 -- Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, will host an investor conference call to discuss its results for the first quarter 2014. The call is scheduled to take place on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call Title: Spark Networks First Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call Toll-Free (United States): 1-877-407-0789 Int... 
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04/23/14JDate Launches Social Media Contest Calling for the Next "Get Chosen" Taglines
Iconic Jewish Community Encourages Consumers to Express Their Creativity for a Chance to Have Their Slogans Featured as Part of the Brand's New Ad Campaign LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/14 -- On the heels of JDate's first-ever rebrand, the iconic Jewish community responsible for more Jewish marriages than all other dating sites combined, today launched a contest that provides consumers the opportunity to submit their own "Get Chosen" slogans. Similar to the ads recently unveiled as... 
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03/26/14Spark Networks(R) Announces Information Regarding 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/26/14 -- Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, announced today certain information related to its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The 2014 Annual Meeting is expected to be held on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. At the meeting, stockholders of record as of Monday, April 28, 2014, will be asked to vote on the matters outlined in Spark Networks' proxy materials to... 
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03/18/14JDate Unveils Interactive Haggadah Available on iBook(R) in Time for Passover
Iconic Online Jewish Community Offers a Fun and Original Twist on the Traditional Passover Story LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/18/14 -- JDate.com, the iconic community responsible for more Jewish marriages than all other dating sites combined, today launched its second annual Haggadah, available for the first time as a free download on iBooks. Why is this Haggadah different from all other Haggadahs? The interactive Haggadah (iHaggadah), out in time for Passover (April 14 to April 22),... 
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03/10/14Industry Veterans David Hughes and Vince Thompson Join Spark Networks'(R) Board of Directors
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/10/14 -- Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, announced today the appointment of David Hughes and Vince Thompson to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Following these appointments, Spark Networks' Board now comprises six directors. Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Liberman, commented, "As technology, media and Internet indu... 
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03/05/14Spark Networks(R) Reports Fourth Quarter Financial Results
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/05/14 -- Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV) Total revenue grew Y/Y for 12th consecutive quarter Total contribution1 grew 16% Y/Y Christian Networks revenue grew Y/Y for 13th consecutive quarter Christian Networks ARPU2 grew Q/Q for first time since Q1 2013 Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they s... 
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02/20/14Spark Networks(R) Announces Investor Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/20/14 -- Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV), a leader in creating niche-focused brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, will host an investor conference call to discuss its results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013. The call is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call Title: Spark Networks Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2013 Earnings Conference Call Toll-Free (United S... 
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02/14/14JDate Launches "Get Chosen" Campaign to Mark Company's First-Ever Rebrand
Iconic Jewish Community Unveils New Look Celebrating Cultural Traditions That Unite Jewish Singles LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/14/14 -- JDate.com, the iconic community responsible for more Jewish marriages than all other dating sites combined, today announced the launch of a new marketing campaign that further emphasizes the "J" in JDate. The rebranding initiative, titled "Get Chosen," will resonate with the Jewish community by highlighting the cultural traditions and experiences t... 
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01/21/14ChristianMingle(R) and JDate(R) Release Second Annual State of Dating in America(TM) Report
In 2014, Men Are More Comfortable With Stepping Away From the Role of Primary Breadwinner, According to Survey of More Than 2,600 U.S. Singles LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/21/14 -- Singles are becoming more open minded when it comes to gender roles, dating expectations and infidelity, according to a report jointly released today by ChristianMingle.com, the largest and fastest growing online community for Christian singles, and JDate.com, the iconic community responsible for more Jew... 
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01/09/14Spark Networks(R) to Present at the 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/09/14 -- Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV), a leader in creating niche-targeted brands that build and strengthen the communities they serve, announced today that Greg Liberman, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, and Brett Zane, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference to be held on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at the New York Palace Hotel, New York City at 4:10 PM ET/1:10 PM PT. During the con... 
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01/07/14ChristianMingle(R) Strengthens Communities and Inspires Relationships With Good Deed Dating
Online Christian Community Works With Charitable Organizations Throughout the Country to Offer Singles the Opportunity to Give Back While Meeting Other Singles LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/07/14 -- ChristianMingle.com, the largest and fastest growing online community for Christian singles, announced today the launch of Good Deed Dating, a service program dedicated to giving back to communities while bringing together like-minded Christians to help inspire long-lasting, faith-based r... 
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