SelectAlternatives has released a study of 15 papers using its personals/social networking software comparing Jan.-Oct. 2008 against Jan.-Oct. 2007. The study found that total revenues are up 8 percent; personals revenues are up 16 percent; and adult Revenues are down five percent. Web traffic also saw significant increases, with total page views increasing 12 percent, to 60.7 million in '08.

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The three New Mass. Media papers -- Hartford Advocate, Fairfield County Weekly and New Haven Advocate -- and the one former member of the chain -- Valley Advocate -- have signed on to use SelectAlternatives' local personals/dating software, according to a press release. That brings the total number of AAN members using SelectAlternatives to 25.

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