On Plenty of Fish, there seemed to be an overabundance of DOGs (desperate old guys) from the over-50 crowd dropping their fishing canes into the water thinking that women in their 20s would bite. Plus on Ok Cupid I’ve also met more quality men who pique my interest.
“As more people than ever use more dating apps than ever with more frequency than ever, Plenty Of Fish’s addition both brings new members into our family of products and deepens the lifetime relationship we have with our users across our portfolio,” he said.
Dating sites like Ok Cupid and Plenty of Fish (POF) became more popular.
After the fall of My Space, I eventually created my Ok Cupid account.
One does not have to be gainfully employed, approved for a credit card, or even in the same country to masquerade as your next perfect match.
My male friends in particular have narrowly escaped being victims of scams involving people from other countries (escape is thanks to the voice of reason-me-saying “There’s no way a woman that hot would be emailing you”).
At the time this received global media exposure and security experts blamed Plenty Of Fish for the security and privacy lapse specifically for keeping users' passwords unsecured.