I've tested out the top 10 most well-known dating sites and apps, to see just how safe they really are. Plenty of Fish Reportedly receiving over 65,000 registrations per day, Po F is one of the leading dating websites in the UK, but worryingly, there are no evident safety features.Users can sign up to Po F simply using a valid email address, and messages can be sent without a match, making it the perfect breeding ground for catfish and d*ck pic enthusiasts. Ok Cupid With over 30 million active users and one million of those logging on each day, you literally have at least a one in a million chance of finding love on Ok Cupid.In one rant she said: 'This respectable Mr Budeanu, who calls himself a journalist, is specialised in blackmailing public people, and don't only think of stars, but of politicians in the election campaign.'Miheala - presenter of Romania's Got Talent - said: 'Don't think it's from that poor magazine that barely finds its way to the kiosk and it's public - but from the extra pictures and audio or video recordings that were kept in the bag of the paparazzi.
Whilst some aim to make the dating space safer, waging a war against catfish and unsolicited imagery of an unsavoury nature, others leave us exposed to the darker side of internet dating.Created by a former Product GM from Ok Cupid Labs and backed by 500 Startups, Whim is a dating app that eliminates endless messaging and sends users on real-life dates instead. Whim completely removes the frustration of aimless texting that characterizes existing dating apps, and replaces it with an experience that is seamless.Simply open the app to indicate when you're free and who you like.We then figure out the time, the place, and the person you’re going to meet, so that you can be out on a real-life date a few hours later - without all the work and buildup. It's free to download the app and go on dates; premium subscribers get access to extra features.Our early marketing strategy primarily focuses on earned media, in-app sharing incentives, and word-of-mouth.