serves users from over 24 countries and hosts its websites in 15 languages.Users create profiles and describe themselves and what they are hoping to find in the people they might date.Follow Laura on Twitter @lauraliuhe." data-title="Laura He" data-html="true" data-template=" Shares of Baihe.com, which owns China’s largest online dating website, plunged by almost half after the site was accused of failing to verify personal information about a woman who allegedly drove her ex-husband, a successful technology entrepreneur, to suicide.
Laura He is a senior correspondent based in Hong Kong.
She covers capital markets and business in Greater China, including IPOs, secondary markets, private company fundraising and other corporate news in the financial and tech sectors.
He said Zhai Xinxin had lied about her age, marital history and other details in her online profile.
Zhai could not be contacted for comment, and the was unable to independently verify the allegations against her.
In 2016, the industry’s market size reached 3.4 billion yuan, almost tripling 2014’s 1.2 billion yuan, according to a recent estimate by private research firm Analysys International.