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But the increasing use of smartphone apps had enabled a small core of men to use the site exclusively for casual "hook-ups", leading many women to complain of harassment.
An estimated 2% of the site's male users "started to use POF as more of a hook-up site, mostly due to the casual nature of mobile phone use", Frind acknowledged.
"The majority of messages sent outside those age ranges are all about hook-ups."Founded in 2003, Plenty of Fish is now one of Britain's biggest dating sites, with 24 million messages sent each day, and a turnover of £6.6 million.
Frind said: "When I created POF, I wanted it to be all about finding relationships with the right person.
But only meet up with one after taking for 2 weeks. and we are now coming up to our 2 year anniversary in feb and we also have a baby.
Yes I understand that there maybe some men/women who are fake and not in it for the same reasons.
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It takes almost an hour to complete the profile and questions, and I am 100% open and honest about me and my life, not asking anyone for sex but I do state I am adventurous which is super important for people to know. I am genuinely 100% looking for a life partner and pof don't reply to messages, and won't even give me an opportunity to explain or find out exactly what I am doing wrong. And now dollars out of my account because of stealing scumbags like this..But there is a diamond in the rough once in a while.Just be honest and communicate what you want Just a complete and utter waste of time. You would get better matches by approaching random strangers on the train.Less than 24 hours and I can't get into my account.Had heaps of replies but then a weird one from US where person did not answer but just said "tell me more about yourself' I just said I thought he had probably stolen the ID and was he really from US and then that was the end of my account and you can't even sign up again.