In the same month, the company changed its signature tagline from "Life is Short.
Have an Affair." to "Find your moment", and updated its brand imagery to replace the image of a woman wearing a wedding ring with a red gem-shaped symbol as its logo.
Have an affair." The company received attention on July 15, 2015, after hackers stole all of its customer data—including emails, names, home addresses, sexual fantasies and credit card information—and threatened to post the data online if Ashley Madison and fellow Avid Life Media site Established were not permanently closed.
By July 22, the first set of customer names were released by hackers, with all of the user data released on August 18, 2015.
My most memorable correspondence came from an online man whose profile name was Tee Up4Us. I told her she was married to a pathological liar and consummate cheater and she should divorce him before he crushes her heart.
He emailed me telling me he had a successful career on Wall Street (a sweetener), he was divorced and he was in the process of moving to Middle Tennessee where I lived. And I told Tee Up4Us, “If you’re reading this you’re a lying, cheating scumbag.” If you’ve used a dating site even a little bit these fishy scenarios have happened to you: An online man emails you saying he is closing his dating site account but at the last minute he saw your profile, he was extremely attracted to you and he asks you to send him your email address so he can correspond with you.
"I would say that it's been in the last five years that it's become hyper-mainstream." The survey also found that one out of five singles has dated someone they met through an online dating site and that one out of every five new relationships owes its origins to the Internet.
It also claims that among recently married couples who met online, 30 percent initially made contact through
For those 55 to 64-year-olds that use online dating, there has been a 6% increase from 2013 to 2015.
For women, online dating statistics show that a woman's desirability online peaks at 21.
More data (including some of the CEO's emails) was released on August 20, 2015.
The release included data from customers who had previously paid a fee to Ashley Madison to supposedly have their data deleted.
More than twice as many couples who married last year met through online dating services than at a club or social event, according to a new survey commissioned by