Ever heard of Badoo? If you’re into online or app-based dating, then you should have - it’s a dating and social discovery network, that has over 350 million users worldwide; that’s more than the entire population of the USA!
When you combine this huge pool of users with Badoo’s tools that help you refine your search, you’re bound to find the right person.
In a nutshell, Badoo helps you to discover the right people for you - wherever you are - with location-based matching that helps you get quality matches quickly.
Badoo’s brilliance is in its simplicity. You can find people either by using the familiar swipe feature or through the Discover section – it’s your choice. You can swipe left or right, until you match with someone you like.Tap ‘Discover’ to explore who’s nearby. Then it’s up to you to chat with people and arrange to meet.
You can also change the location of where you want to search, as well as finding out who is local. Beyond just displaying matches, Badoo lets you see who’s liked you or has checked out your profile.
Badoo prides itself on safety. You can choose to only chat to verified users should you so wish, while you can choose to request a selfie (called ‘Selfie Request’) when you start chatting to someone. Remember that if people seem too good to be true, they often are – but Badoo helps you to check! According to Washington D.C. based Pew Research Center, 54 percent of online daters have felt that someone misrepresented themselves on their profile. This feature from Badoo is intended to help avoid this recurring problem by putting the online safety of females first.
If you want to chat to someone you see on Discover you can, without matching. The only catch is that you have that two message limit, so make sure you use it wisely!
You can verify your profile using three different options: Badoo can phone you, but there’s no need to pick up.
Then there’s Facebook profile verification and finally photo verification. This is super quick and will take under a minute. All you need to do is to take a selfie and copy one of the gestures on the screen. Then one of the Badoo moderators will approve your photo. Nice and easy!
Now in 190 countries and 47 languages, Badoo goes beyond dating and handles hundreds of millions of messages between its users every single day. Innovation is at the centre of much of what the app does, and Badoo has pioneered many of today’s standard features, like location based matching, during the last 11 years.
There’s someone for everyone – and Badoo will help you find them.