But how to make a fortune with only a database of guys who are willing to get acquainted with a pretty girl? How to earn Help comes from… robots. While still in Zaporozhye, in the late s he created a dating empire Cupid plc.
In the period of maximum take-off — in — the company received revenues of After the scandal in , when the media began writing unpleasant things about the company, Polyakov sold most of the assets to Together Networks, which, incidentally, also belongs to Polyakov.
In fact, what is behing that renaming is the fact that the Zaporozhye businessman sqeezed his partner Bill Dobbie out of the business and got full control over the jointly constructed empire.
At the moment, the holding includes 9 sites: Today, there are 8 projects: In fact, there are many more of such resources. All of them are developed and serviced by the same companies, but are not part of holdings.
This can be seen on the example of specialists who have moved from one company to another and by the example of employees who work on offshore projects.
They are focused on the US and European countries. Because the activities they conduct in the US, contradicts the criminal code in Ukraine. And here it is worth returning to the scandal of The main one is deception of users by using bots that imitate living people. In order to study the sites, we had to use American and European IP-addresses. All sites are made according to one template, they are almost copies: At first glance, these are innocent dating sites that work in the legal field.
For all this you have to pay. But how to get people to leave money, and a lot of money, on a shareware site? Bots come into business. In order to increase profitability, dating sites use thousands and tens of thousands of bots that simulate communication with a live user.
In an unfilled profile. It happens that such messages come from different people, but with the same photos. In this case, only the message header is visible to the user. In order to read or reply to it, the user needs to subscribe to a paid version and connect additional services. All of them are also paid. True, there is no communication: All these profiles are bots, which the programmers of the dating site create to attract customers. In order to avoid direct charges of fraud, lawyers had to write an explanation and force users to personally agree to become a victim of scammers.
The purpose of these service profiles is to ensure the proper functioning of our services by testing services, capabilities and functions, and also by studying our products and services.
Administration of these sites occurs in Ukraine, and those websites do not operate in our country. Therefore, they do not become an object of interest to the police. It is obvious why that is done: Of course, this is where the creators of websites already are on the verge of law.
Legal dating sites that are part of the orbit of Together Networks, attract crowds of people who are searching the Internet for love and affection every day. Then these people are sorted: The other part is also sorted: This waste-free production is very similar to the incineration plant.
It looks dubious from a moral point of view, and conservatives might even demand some blood. But the fact remains: