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This article was published on January 21, 2014

    HowAboutWe for Couples celebrates its one year anniversary with launch in Los Angeles

    HowAboutWe for Couples celebrates its one year anniversary with launch in Los Angeles Image by: AFP/Getty Images
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    Online dating startup HowAboutWe is marking the one-year launch anniversary of its Couples service by releasing some metrics about its performance thus far. The company says that it has helped users spend more than 56,739 hours together, the equivalent of 6.5 years. Furthermore, it has offered more than 1,100 date experiences to its more than 500,000 users across five cities.

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    HowAboutWe is also announcing that it is launching Couples in its fifth major city: Los Angeles. The destination joins other cities like New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Chicago. Users will be able to take advantage of a variety of local date experiences, such as Scratch DJ Academy’s Valentines Day class, at home massage lessons, or more.

    In September 2012, HowAboutWe for Couples was unveiled as a way to keep relationships happy and loving. Users can enroll for just $18 per month to receive original date ideas in their city.

    Photo credit: LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images