eHarmony News

Update on Compromised Passwords

The security of our customers’ information is extremely important to us, and we do not take this situation lightly. After investigating reports of compromised passwords, we have found that a small fraction of our user base has been affected. We are continuing to investigate but would like to provide the following actions we are taking […]


eHarmony Names Jeremy Verba Chief Executive Officer

Jeremy Verba has been named eHarmony’s CEO and a member of its Board of Directors. Verba joins eHarmony at a compelling time in the brand’s history, which includes significant growth in mobile and continued international market expansion. Verba joins eHarmony from Zynga, the world’s largest social game developer, where he served as founding General Manager […]


eHarmony Sells Wedding and Parenting Sites

eHarmony has sold its wedding and parenting websites,,, and The sale allows the company to concentrate its efforts on growing its core relationship services, eHarmony, Jazzed and Compatible Partners domestically and internationally. Currently, eHarmony operates online matchmaking services in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and Brazil, and through its affiliation […]


Response to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Thanks very much for your interest in eHarmony’s data collection and privacy policies. Although the Canadian Privacy Commission issued a press release about their report today, the complaint against eHarmony that was referenced in it was resolved to their satisfaction last year. Protecting our members’ privacy and providing a good experience on eHarmony are our […]


We Respond to the ‘Crazy Cat Lady Video’

Debbie LOVES cats, and her video below is proof. Yes, it’s a spoof. eHarmony doesn’t have video profiles, but this woman is GOOD, and we love it. In fact, we thought we’d help Debbie find her soul mate. We drafted some eHarmony employees and shot a response, also below. And now, there is a collection […]

December 6, 2010

Happy Break-up Day?

That headline is tongue-in-cheek, of course. But statistically, today is the most popular day of the year for break-ups. Lee Byron and a series of his charts were featured on an NPR blog a couple weeks ago.  Byron found that the most common day for break-ups is the first Monday in December, according his analysis […]

December 6, 2010

The Baby Name “Harmony” More Popular Than Ever

The list of most popular baby names was released from the Baby Center recently, and I wasn’t surprised that Aidan was on the top of the list for boys for the sixth year in a row. It shows the continuing impact of Sex and the City, and I think it’s somewhat questionable that millions of […]

eHarmony Blog - Gifts of Love
December 3, 2010

Take Guesswork out of Gifting with eHarmony’s Giving Guide

I came across an article on by Jenna Goudreau that posits what you give your significant other can say something to the receiver about the status of your relationship. Goudreau compares the exchange of holiday gifts to a “relationship pop quiz”. As if shopping for your S.O. wasn’t stressful enough, what if the gift […]

Joseph Essas CTO
November 30, 2010

Joseph Essas Appointed Chief Technology Officer

Congratulations to Joseph Essas, who was just promoted to Chief Technology Officer.  Joseph joined eHarmony three years ago as our VP of engineering.  In such a short time, he has been instrumental in several growth initiatives within our company, including expanding our business internationally and creating a mobile platform. In addition, Joseph has led a […]

Here's Carly with her prize-winning bird. Two words: Legen. Dary.
November 24, 2010

Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Fry-Off a Sizzling Success

I’ve been out of the office for a few months, but I’m back now and it’s great to be blogging again! I’m glad that for my first blog back, I’m able to write about one of eHarmony’s favorite events, the annual Thanksgiving Turkey Fry-Off. Because I’m such a foodie, I was lucky enough to be […]