This Elder Statesman From the Internet’s Early Days Is Still Thriving

About.com is one of those early Internet destinations that is often remembered as being rooted in an era of 56k modems, AOL email addresses and Angelfire webpages. But unlike some […]

An Exclusive Look Inside Match’s Romance-Inspiring Headquarters

Match is IAC’s flagship dating site and leading brand of the company’s Personals division, which also includes OkCupid and dating app du jour Tinder. And with over 6 million monthly […]

Anonymous Apps Try to Curb Bad Behavior

Ask.com was well aware of the controversy surrounding anonymous app Ask.fm before purchasing it last month, according to its CEO Doug Leeds. Here, the exec, who now also oversees Ask.fm, talks about what the company is doing to make the app a safe environment for users and the app's plans for advertising. 

Is IAC, Owner of Tinder and Match, Ready to Dump Dating Sites?

Despite pressure from investors to sell off the company's dating sites and hookup apps, executives at IAC’s The Match Group remain committed to the market, reports The New York Times.

Rescue Campaign Puts 10 Abandoned Dogs on Tinder, Gets 2,700 Matches in a Week

Turns out, you can find puppy love on a dating app. Literal puppy love is on offer through Tinder thanks to a New York animal shelter and marketing interns at agency BBH. The agency's interns, participating in the Barn program, used the app to post pictures of dogs that need homes.

Diller: Aereo Is ‘Finished’ If It Loses Supreme Court Battle

Should Aereo lose its impending U.S. Supreme Court case, backer Barry Diller believes it’ll be game over for the upstart distributor.

Former FCC Chairman Goes Wall Street

Former Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski has landed himself a lucrative new gig in private equity. In his new position as managing director and partner for The Carlyle Group’s U.S. buyout team, he’ll take what he knows about telecom, media and technology in finding investment opportunities for the Washington, D.C.-based company to pursue.

Justine Sacco Fired by IAC for ‘Hope I Don’t Get AIDS’ Tweet

UPDATE: Justine Sacco has issued the following written apology to South African newspaper The Star, according to ABC News:

Brands, Web Celebrities and Anonymous Join Global Mockery of PR Pro’s AIDS Tweet

UPDATE: Despite an overwhelmingly positive response from Twitter users, Gogo has apologized for its tweet making fun of Justine Sacco:

IAC’s PR Chief Apparently Tweeted a Bizarrely Tasteless Joke About AIDS and Africa

UPDATE 4: (3:56 p.m., Dec. 22): Justine Sacco has written a public apology, noting, "Words cannot express how sorry I am, and how necessary it is for me to apologize to the people of South Africa, who I have offended due to a needless and careless tweet."