DateHookup.com is an online dating website that has been around since the 1990s. DateHookup offers singles looking to date more casually, a place in the online dating community. Men and women of all ages, who are perhaps tired of the traditional dating sites, can sign up for datehookup.com and find a new dating experience. While some members are looking for long-term relationships, many of DateHookup’s members are young singles just looking for a fun and casual dating experience.
*As of May 9, 2018 DateHookup discontinued their services.
As a result, the information in this review may now be inaccurate or out of date. We recommend looking into other top-rated online dating sites.
DateHookup.com is available for free; anyone can become a member either by going to the website or downloading the mobile app. Not only is it free to become a member on DateHookup.com, but all basic features are free. Members can:
There is a subscription, VIP option with DateHookup.com. This subscription has users pay and allows users to block ads and see who likes them. While this information may be really important to some, it is not something everyone cares to know.
If you're looking to meet new people or simply want to try out a different online dating website, then datehookup.com is a viable option.
In 2015, the site was generating 1.2 million visits per day. This number doesn’t even include the number of members visitors on the mobile app. Other online dating sites in the dating community don’t often get this much traffic.
The site is relatively simple and straight forward. The entire registration process is simple and does not take a lot of time. DateHookup.com also offers its members forums with online dating information, tips, and DateHookup.com members.
First, Datehookup.com doesn't even require online users to create a profile on their site before browsing profiles. Second, after a user does create an account, there is no verification. Although an email is entered in, it is not required that the email address is verified before browsing profiles, messaging, and setting up a profile. They have no social verification, photo verification, or background checks on members. While members can block other users, there is no practical way to report users. There are numerous accounts of fake or inappropriate profiles that are never taken down. This leads us to believe that DateHookup does not monitor its site.
DateHookup is not a niche site; they do not offer personality quizzes for users, or any kind of matching algorithm. The only way for users to find potential partners is by browsing by gender, age, age range, location, and how recently they were online. Members can’t even search by a match's attributes. This lack of a matching algorithm leads us to believe that it is difficult to form potentially long-lasting relationships.
Many users share reviews online claiming that DateHookup.com is a scam and that online daters shouldn't even waste their time with the service. There have been some cases where members had their pictures taken from the site then reposted to fake profiles. While actual daters have tried to use DateHookup.com they didn't get many real dates out of the service. With an entirely free service, it is fairly common that the site attracts more scammers and trolls.
DateHookup.com's mobile apps haven’t been updated since 2014. This app is too outdated especially with the online/mobile threats going on today. Anyone that downloads this application may put themselves at risk to hackers or any other mobile threats.
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