The thing is: if the monthly fee is only a month, the dating site needs to keep customers using their services (meaning: unmatched and looking for love) for at least six months, just to break even.To show a profit, they need to keep customers unmatched even longer.
The important thing here is not to get discouraged. I would recommend trying to send a few messages over the course of a few weeks before deciding to give up entirely.
A group of 18 online dating sites reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission that prohibits the use of phony profiles or charging users a monthly fee they did not agree to, the FTC said on Wednesday.
The company running the sites was also accused of sending messages from the phony profiles to make new users think someone was interested in them.
Catfishing, phishing and sexy chat-botting: the online dating world can be a confusing place.
Now Match and Tinder's parent company is gearing up to sell stocks and shares, so the spotlight is on shady practices hidden in some dating sites' code.