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At the same time that this sale was announced, the current CEO Thomas Enraght-Mooney stepped down, while IAC's (Match.com's parent company) Executive VP and General Counsel, Greg Blatt, took his place.At Facebook’s annual developer conference F8, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will soon offer features to help people date each other through the network.The news of Facebook getting into dating drew immediate reactions from the key players in the market. Their product could be great for US/Russia relationships.” Mandy Ginsberg, CEO of Match Group, which own Plenty of Fish, Tinder, Ok Cupid, and Match.com, said in a statement that she was “surprised at the timing given the amount of personal and sensitive data that comes with this territory.” “We understand this category better than anyone,” the statement continued.The company stated that it planned to refocus its operation moving forward on on-line dating instead of hosting singles and speed-dating events. The new service offers hundreds of local events each month for members to attend. In April 2014, launched an updated mobile app called "Stream" which uses location to match people based upon photographs, using similar algorithms as the mobile dating app Tinder.Match Travel was an attempt about the same time as the Match Live brand to offer discounts via the then sister company Expedia, Inc. On November 10, 2005, a class action was filed by Matthew Evans against in federal court in Los Angeles alleging that "secretly employs people as 'date bait' to send bogus enticing E-mails and to go on as many as 100 dates a month – or three a day – to keep customers ponying up." The suit has been repudiated by IAC as baseless.