100points

Hot or Not

59points

POF

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Hot or Not vs POF

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Why is Hot or Not better than POF?

  • Uses GPS to meet people
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  • Has “message seen” notification
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  • Import your Facebook pictures
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  • Allows you to rate daily matches
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  • Has notifications for a mutual match
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  • Has swipe action selection
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  • You can send picture messages
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  • Shows mutual Facebook friends
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Why is POF better than Hot or Not?

  • Has the option to delete message history
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  • 0.1 higher rating on Google Play
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  • Has a compatibility score
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  • Available on PC
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  • Allows you to specify your sexual orientation
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  • Is a social network
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  • Supports widgets
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  • Has favorite contacts
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General info

1.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
2.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
3.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
You can use a broader range of languages in the app. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.
6.Tablet-optimised
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There is a tablet-optimised version of the app available. This gives a much better user experience than using an app designed for a phone on a tablet.
The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store. The rating measures the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The score ranges from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).
It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
9.Available on PC
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These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.

Profile & Matching

1.Uses GPS to meet people
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You can see who is near to your location, making it easier to meet up.
By rating the daily matches, you help improve the match-making algorithm of the app. Overtime, the daily matches the app suggests should become better suited for you.
Behavioral matchmaking engines monitor the behaviour of thousands of users in order to spot common patterns. This knowledge is then used in helping you to find a match, without having to fill in lots of lengthy questionnaires and so on.
You have to fill out your profile information and answer a general questionnaire (it might be time consuming, but is very useful for finding possible matches).
5.Has search filters
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You can search through singles using filters such as age, education, height or even body type. It is useful if you are looking for something specific.
6.Has swipe action selection
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You can benefit from quickly browsing profiles and deciding yes or no – e.g., swiping right to "like" a user, or swiping left to "take a pass.”
When you log in with Facebook, it will let you know if you and another user have communal friends. This is useful if you want to find people connected to your circle, or even to avoid meeting people who are connected to you.
8.Has a compatibility score
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The compatibility score shows how well matched you are to someone, based on different factors such as your interests or your replies in a tailored questionnaire.
This feature is aimed at creating real life meet ups, and fast. You can use it at events such as a concert, or even at a coffee shop to see if there are any singles about.

Notifications

You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.
If there's a mutual match, meaning that someone you like also likes you, you will be notified straight away.
You can set specific notifications to snooze mode if you don’t want to be disturbed during a specific time frame.

Messaging features

You can delete past messages, for example if they contain confidential or private information.
2.Has a wink/poke feature
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This helps you to quickly and easily let someone know that you are interested in them.
3.Has chat rooms
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The app has chat rooms where you can interact with large groups of people.
4.Shows reply rate
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A high reply rate means that the user answers most of the messages he/she receives.
You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.
6.Has fun stickers
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Stickers are a quick and fun way to communicate.
7.Has favorite contacts
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With favorite contacts you have quick access to the people who you communicate with most.

Security

1.Has privacy options
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You can change your privacy settings so that not all content is available for public viewing.

Features

The app lets you upload your favorite pictures directly from Facebook.
You can send picture messages, such as photos or drawings, with the app.
3.Exports to email
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You can export app data to an email address, so you have a backup and can forward it to another person if needed.

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