uk was designed to help single personals living in the UK and outside its limits to make new friends and find dating partners.
The site is operating on-line since 2011 and is a part of large dating network known as “Friends Reunited Dating”.
Within the last decade, Friends Reunited’s image has gone from that of trail blazer for the new social web, to become more of an ageing hanger-on, refusing to leave the party long after the music has died.
The site’s perceived value has dropped from the £175m paid by ITV in 2005, to the £25m it was picked up for by DC Thomson’s subsidiary, Brightsolid, last year.
You will need to answer 5 questions, however they are possible to be skipped and you can always come back to them to fill in the gaps later.
It now sits alongside more complementary brands than 'The X Factor' and 'The Bill' – with the likes of Find My Past and the 1911 Census now stablemates – but analysts remain sceptical about its value.
Brightsolid’s online portfolio of sites is all about connecting people and places, but Chris Bailes, group digital trading manager at Starcom Media Vest, is far from convinced.
He was the editor of the Hypnotherapy Journal of the National Council for Hypnotherapy for nine years, and was their Director of Ethics and Supervision for a further five until he stepped down in 2011.
Trevor has gained a reputation as one of the leading experts in the theory and practice of hypnotic language, and his integration of modern scientific discoveries into the practical aspects of therapy has made him one of the key figures in the modern therapy field.