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There were two things that I found unusual about Yahoo Personals, and both were more annoying than anything else.
Every time someone visits your profile during the first few weeks after you sign up, Yahoo Personals will send you a note saying you have mail.
Match was rumored to be interested in acquiring Yahoo Personals, but this partnership makes sense considering Yahoo can retain part of the brand.
eharmony is the first service within the online dating industry to use a scientific approach to matching highly compatible singles.
With a slick advertising campaign of real members and a large user base in both the US and Canada, Yahoo Personals looks like a solid dating site on paper.
And although it is true that their terms of service, refund policies and site structure are straightforward, accessible and reasonable, the only features Yahoo Personals offers are the most basic ones that most sites have been offering for years. Personals helps you build meaningful relationships with a large community of people like yourself.
One of the earliest personals ever placed was by a 30-year-old man, with "a very good estate', announcing he was in search of 'some good young gentlewoman that has a fortune of £3,000 or thereabouts." (£3,000 is equivalent to roughly £300,000 today.
1695: The First Personal Ads According to history professor H. Cocks (seriously --The Best Name Ever for an academic) personal ads began as a way to help British bachelors find eligible wives.Less-Than-Fun fact: homosexuality was outlawed and punishable by death in the UK by wife-murderer Henry VIII and continued to be illegal until 1967. A., anyone accused of being a "sodomite" doing "buggery" was also legally sentenced to death as of 1776.) Coded words, female names and other signals in personals were channels to privately expressing vulnerability and find companionship that society forbade.