Wu Linguang, chief executive officer of Jiayuan.com, which claimed to have more than 100 million users in 2014, said it will benefit the long-term development of the industry.
The campaign also involved participation by other departments, including the Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Ministry of Civil Affairs.
Some match-making site operators have voiced their support for the campaign.
Wu Linguang, chief executive officer of China’s largest dating website, ‘Jiayuan’ which claimed more than 100 million users in 2014, said it will benefit the long-term development of the industry.
The Cyberspace Administration of China in a statement that said some sites have even allowed registered users to publish pornographic novels.
It ordered 20 more websites to correct their practices.
China has shut down more than 100 illegal dating websites and ordered 20 others to correct their practices, as part of a crackdown against fraud and pornography on match-making sites.
China's Internet watchdog said that 128 illegal dating websites were shut down because of a lack of registration records, and intentionally leaking user information, spreading pornography and vulgar content.
Aside from targeting fraud rings, prostitution and fraudulent practices by service providers, the campaign launched in February also asked dating websites to enforce real-name registration and ensure the authenticity of their users.Some match-making site operators have voiced their support for the campaign, state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.