Dedicated to verified college students and alumni (via education database). Alumni cannot initiate or respond to contact or post status updates. Members only see intersection of what they are looking for and what other members are looking for. Free messaging and status posting for undergraduates (5 messages/day limit).
Single payments for regional advertising of profile (one-time appearance in scrolling banner for $1 – user picture, link, short text for mouseover; bidding war for stationary second banner + cost of $1/minute).
Yes/No; While it is free to use, POF offers premium services as part of their upgraded membership, such as seeing the date and time a user viewed your profile and allowing you to see whether a user read and/or deleted your message.
Every site is completely reviewed, using a strict grading criterion.
Our goal is to provide you with all the necessary information about the leading dating sites so you can find the right site for you.
If you’re curious to know the criteria we use in our What women are seeking: We base our rankings partially on the percentage of women that are looking for casual dating and serious relationships. Type of Women: The that are ethnically diverse and have a high percentage of women under 30 that are REAL were given higher grades.
Site Activity: We are partial to sites that women are regularly active on the site.
That includes responding to emails, updating their profile with numerous photos, and truly are looking for someone.
When females are active on the dating sites, it increases the likelihood a guy will have of scoring a date.
And, yes, we do rank the sites by average dates per week, amount of traffic the site receives in YOUR region, and how many users “dropout” from the site in less than a month.