Category Archives: Other Dating Sites News

When is a free dating site/app a free dating site/app?

So many commercials and ads market “free dating sites” and “free dating apps” – but should they really be marketing themselves as “free”?  Some are more honest and use slogans such as “free to download”, or “join free”, or “start … Continue reading

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Hinge dating app: From free to paid, and still like a swiping app

Hinge dating app closed out 2014 with $12 million in venture capital funding, bringing its total to $20.6 million.  By Fall 2016, Hinge transformed from a free dating app to a paid dating app, and has tried to ungroup itself with Tinder and the … Continue reading

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Police say thieves using Tinder & POF dating apps to target victims in robberies

A reminder to not be in a hurry to meet in person, and when you are ready, to meet in public, crowded places: At least half a dozen armed robberies in Nebraska over the course of two weeks are linked … Continue reading

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Why our dating site chooses Search Tools over App Algorithms

The goal on Friends Match Me is to find your match, your soulmate, your partner in life.  Just as important as profiles sharing info and not just photos, advanced search tools to filter out the kind of person you feel you would … Continue reading

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Plenty Of Fish (POF) dating site review: F rating on BBB

Known as POF for short, Plenty Of Fish is a dating site that used to be totally free, much like OkCupid used to be totally free, and Zoosk used to be totally free, and Tinder used to be totally free.  … Continue reading

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OkCupid rolls out more changes, requires “like” before messaging, hides profiles

In August we discussed dating site OkCupid’s “upgrade” of removing the visitors feature both ways – you can no longer view visitors to your profile nor view profiles you have visited.  Much to the dislike of OKCupid members, OkCupid is … Continue reading

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Tawkify matchmaking dating site reviews – no photos, no profiles

A few days ago we did a blog post on eHarmony seeming to be the only dating site that blocks member photos until you pay.  The matchmaking dating site – or rather dating service – Tawkify takes this even a step … Continue reading

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eHarmony free communication weekend, but photos blocked until you pay

The paid dating site eHarmony is advertising their free communication weekend again.  They even state in their TV commercial that no credit card is needed to sign up and email other members.  However, one thing is still not free in the … Continue reading

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JDate dating website search tool still buggy, false matches

JDate’s website is still buggy, since their website redesign, or “upgrade”.  Functionality is very poor as they seemingly have concentrated more on making the look of the site more like the dating websites that are big on photos, not profile content. … Continue reading

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Match.com does not let you block members from viewing your profile

You pay a subscription fee on a website and you expect to get services to help you – not just help the website company increase their profits.  Every member on the pay-to-message dating site Match.com is a reason for another … Continue reading

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