Overall, revenue rose to 6.4 million from 9.0 million.
The analyst forecast called for 8 million in revenue.
said Tuesday that third-quarter profit jumped 60% from a year ago, driven by more singles opting to pay for online dating services.
Match Group, the owner of online dating apps such as Tinder and Plenty of Fish, reported a profit of .4 million, compared with a profit of .3 million a year earlier.
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Analysts had projected profit of million, according to a survey by Fact Set.
Dating revenue increased to 7.5 million from 5.1 million a year ago.
With all of that said, there are still plenty of genuine members at free dating sites.
It can just be a bit time consuming to weed out to weed out the scammers, time wasters and inactive members.
Average revenue per paying user fell 8.5% to 54 cents. Swidler said Tinder is now generating more revenue per Tinder user than a year ago because the company is selling à-la-carte features on top of Tinder's monthly subscription fee.