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2,5 is a dating site that has been offering dating services to singles for over fifteen years now.

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According to copyright section, this website was established back in 2001. This site appears to be popular. The site already has more than 90 million users globally. These users appear to be active given that about 3.6 million people log into their accounts on a daily basis. More than 10 million conversations happen on a daily basis with over 1 billion messages being sent per month. In this review, we will help you determine whether is worth your time or not. Main Features Reviewed

  • To meet other singles on, you will need to create an account. The dating site has a sign-up form on its homepage. You can also click on the Register link located at the top-right corner of the page. The details you need to enter during the sign-up include a username, password, an email address, your gender, date of birth, ethnicity, and country. We noticed that creating an account is free.
  • After entering your personal details, will require you to fill out a questionnaire. This helps the matching system built into find the best match for you. The questionnaire has detailed questions which include the kind of relationship you are looking for, whether you have a car, your profession and more.
  • After signing up allows you to search other single people for free. When you browse user profiles, you are allowed to use a tick or a cross to indicate whether you would be interested in being matched with the user or not. also offers a feature known as Ultra Match. This shows the top 50 members who are compatible with you. You can choose whether you would like to send you matches on daily basis.
  • The site includes voice messaging and text messages as a way of communication with the people who interest you. The communication is unlimited for both parties. Other features include Date Night, Chemistry Test, and Favorites List. Pros and Cons Reviewed

After searching for reviews available on the internet and going through them, we noticed that the site has too many negative comments. To make it easier for you to determine whether is worth your time and money, we will outline both the pros and the cons the dating site has in this review.

  • Creating an account is free.

  • Free messaging.

  • The site has a large number of scammers.

  • If you are using the free service, the dating site will have intrusive ads.

  • We found a large number of negative user comments.

  • The site sends users spam emails.

  • You have to pay for you to enjoy most of the services available on the site.

  • The site has numerous fake profiles.

  • Based on the fact that has more pros than cons, we wouldn’t consider the service they offer as being convenient to visitors. Prices Reviewed

As we had indicated earlier, has both free and fee-based services. The free services include the communication and the matches. Some of the fee-based services include:

  • Want Me – This allows you to know the members who have indicated they can consider you as their potential partner.

  • Messaging History – This feature allows you to see the people you have sent a message to and whether they have messaged you too.

  • Read Receipts – This helps you know if the user has already checked the message you sent.

  • Last Available Online – This lets you See the last time when a user was available.

  • To upload a maximum of 16 pictures – You only get to upload 8 pictures if you are using the free membership.

  • View New Members – People who have already upgraded see the new users first.

  • No Ads – If you upgrade, you get to remove ads.

  • Seeing the users who have been checking your profile.

  • Seeing the exclusive user profiles.

The amount you pay depends on the plan you choose.

Cost (USA)
3 months plan
$12.90 per a month ($38.70 totally)
6 months plan
$8.50 per a month ($51 totally)
12 months plan
$6.78 per a month ($81.40 totally)

Overall: Is a Scam or Trusted Site?

The majority of user comments available online have mentioned scam in them. Users indicate that everyone on the dating site wanted to meet them until they paid for the upgrade. After paying for the upgrade, everyone ignored them completely. To us, this looks like a way of ripping people off their money. Also, the site has too many women asking for money. If you do decide to use, you will need to be extremely careful to avoid being scammed. This is a ru brides dating site which is more of a scam than a trusted site.

  • Easy to use
  • Easy registration
  • Number of accounts
  • Quality of profiles
  • Simplicity of search
  • Customer Support
  • Price
  • Financial Security


  • InnovationFeatures


  • ServicesVariety


  • Scam


  • Free photoaccess


  • Free messagesending


  • Two-way videochat



  • Free messaging
  • Free to use (mostly)
  • No access to many features for free users
  • Fake profiles/scammers
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User reviews (12)

Sep 10, 2020 at 8:44 AM

You say the site POF has more "pros" than "cons" then you don't advise to use the site at all, haha its actually the opposite.My experience with POF was back in 2012 when i lived in the USA for about 2 years. I never got a date out of it and some women just gave me half ass responses, lots of flakes and just curious women. Found no one really serious using thesite to get dates or wanting to meet new people. I NEVER used the site again and just abandoned my profile there

Feb 05, 2020 at 5:42 AM

All about money. Women are greedy if they’re real and they are pretentious. They all want “honesty “ and when you’re honest, they only seem to want the “honesty “ that suits them. Women on here are parasites and not worth the time of day. Greedy, lying, scam bags that are mutton. This site stinks of fish........rotten fish.Escort is the way to go.

Nov 28, 2019 at 3:23 AM

I like site because of the location selection function. I want to go on dates and chat with girls in person. I am glad that I can find profiles of those ladies who live near me and also want to find a reliable partner for a serious relationship.

Apr 04, 2019 at 11:04 PM

I have visited many different dating sites. I prefer the free type because I talk a lot with girls around the world. The site was a good choice for me because it has a great interface. Everything is very simple and clear. But you can meet there scam. No guaranties

Feb 22, 2019 at 11:21 PM

I do not like to chat with girls from other countries. I want a serious relationship with a girl from my country. I do not believe in love at a distance and I think that differences in culture and mentality affect the construction of attitude. I like this site because there is a function to select locations and search for profiles of girls near me.

Jul 02, 2018 at 12:49 PM

POF is easy to use and extremely effective.. I would definitely recommend it to anyone.

Apr 09, 2018 at 8:22 PM

3 kinds of individuals on this site Scammers - They keep sending you messages. They either are prostitutes who are just trying to make you pay or promoting a suspicious website, which appears to be for s-x . Teachers. The majority of them are in the late 30s - They spent their entire lives in their job, and did not think much, and suddenly now they understand that there is no time to find the perfect match. These ladies are overconfident and impolite. They don’t have anything to offer, nonetheless they just mark books and plan schedule according to work Low quality - They are like the fruits which you get when you get to the supermarket late and the low then you are left with unattractive ones, which everyone has jabbed and prodded and don't are not good. The ladies on POF are the ones that nobody is looking for.

Mar 25, 2018 at 12:34 PM

I am a fan of this site, nonetheless the admin of the site is just awful. You will get blocked from the website just like that, without any explanation, even if you pay for upgraded membership. It happened with me, when I was conversing with someone for some days, and just then the membership gets cancelled. Moreover, customer service will not answer regarding any of our queries. All I wanted was a paid membership.

Nathan Tylor
Jan 02, 2018 at 1:48 PM

I am a decent looking guy, who believes in staying fit, and, is not Shrek.To get to know about this site, in 2 days, I sent 50 messages to the people of the opposite gender. First of all, I started sending messages to attractive girls, after this, I tried sending messages to average girls. I started by sending a decent message, in which I asked how they were, and, if they could chat.In response, I got 0 replies and was blocked by 10 ladies!!! Like really, I was blocked merely for sending a decent message, why?? I am stunned, do these ladies think of themselves as models??? From this, I come to know that the number of men on this site is extremely large, when compared to that of women. Also, the ladies are too choosy, and are fed with Hollywood movies, who are just waiting for a message from the perfect man, and, are not ready to compromise a bit. Listen up men! The ladies are not worth it. These ladies could not find a decent man in the real world, so it is better that you go and find a decent woman in the real world.

Aug 06, 2017 at 6:56 PM

Nothing is wrong with however, the majority of the men that I came across on this site were middle aged. Don’t get me wrong, I don't have an issue with middle aged men, but, the thing is that they are just not my type. If I was looking for a sugar daddy, I would just go to this kind of a website. I didn’t get any men who I was interested in, therefore my time was wasted. I don't think I will visit this website ever again.

Jun 06, 2017 at 8:13 PM

I believe that is a steady website, with good layout, and shows good results. The website looks smooth in functioning, and I could navigate it effortlessly. I am impressed with the selection of profiles, as well as the general simplicity of the website. I think that the name is good and it has ample individuals on it. It is enchanted. The individuals on the website are honest in general. I like everyone that I came in contact with on this site, and found them extremely friendly, except some lol. Profile customization was good only in certain areas. It also lacked the criteria. Though, I never actually used it, because there was not a mobile app. I found certain women to be rude. The thing that I actually disliked is that there is no app for Amazon.

Apr 05, 2017 at 7:57 PM

As soon as you get yourself registered on the site, you will get plenty of emails telling you that so-and-so viewed your profile, is interested in you, wants to meet you, etc. Also, you will be able to see the name of the user... however when you will try searching the profile, you won’t get any results by that name. However, you will be told that in order to see the individuals who viewed your profile, are interested in you, want to meet you, or faved you, you are required to get a membership. However, as soon as I purchased the membership, suddenly, there is no one who viewed your profile, is interested in me, wants to meet me, faved me, etc.Therefore, the point is that POF sends you fake emails, which make you think that there are individuals who are interested in you. This is done to make you buy the membership. After I bought the membership and comprehended that the links in the emails were not active, I contacted them and made a refund request. Surprisingly, they did not even ask me the reason for asking for the refund. They just quickly refunded me, however, they never answered my messages about technical support.

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