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Section 1: 3 (FORM 3)

Ownership Submission
FORM 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
  Johnson Michael Roy
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
11/13/2017
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Meet Group, Inc. [MEET]
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
100 UNION SQUARE DRIVE
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Accounting Officer
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
(Street)

NEW HOPE, PA 18938
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock(1) 61,835
D
 

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Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy)(2)   (2) 05/21/2024 Common Stock 11,667 $1.9 D  
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy)(2)   (2) 05/05/2025 Common Stock 25,833 $1.64 D  
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy)(2)   (2) 04/26/2026 Common Stock 20,700 $3.28 D  
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy)(2)   (2) 05/19/2027 Common Stock 17,000 $4.66 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Johnson Michael Roy
100 UNION SQUARE DRIVE
NEW HOPE, PA 18938
      Chief Accounting Officer  

Signatures

/s/ Michael Johnson 11/15/2017
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Mr. Johnson holds (i) 12,500 restricted stock awards granted to him on May 6, 2015, the restrictions on the restricted stock will lapse on the third anniversary of the grant date, subject to Mr. Johnson's continuing employment with the Issuer, (ii) 13,800 restricted stock awards granted to him on April 26, 2016, the restrictions on the restricted stock will lapse equally on the second and third anniversary of the grant date, subject to Mr. Johnson's continuing employment with the Issuer, (iii) 10,435 restricted stock awards granted to him on April 20, 2017, the restrictions on the restricted stock will lapse April 3, 2018, subject to Mr. Johnson's continuing employment with the Issuer, (iv) 17,600 restricted stock awards granted to him on May 19, 2017, one-third of the restrictions on the restricted stock will lapse on each of the first, second and third anniversaries of the grant date.
(2) Mr. Johnson received options in the amount of 11,667, 25,833, 20,700, and 17,000 on May 21, 2014, May 6, 2015, April 26, 2016, and May 19, 2017, respectively (each, an "Option Grant Date"), subject to Mr. Johnson's continuing employment with the Issuer. The options vest in three equal installments, on an annual basis, beginning on the first anniversary of each respective Option Grant Date.

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