The review of the Friend Finder online dating site is below.
Category Reviewed: Online Dating
Updated: June 2011
Membership Types: Free (Standard) & Paid (Gold & Silver)
(Approx. 6%* of American and Canadian men were looking for men.)
(Approx. 20%* of American and Canadian women were looking for women.)
* Some may have been looking for both men and women and/or friends.
- Over 1.5 million members** worldwide at Friend Finder. Approx. 830,000 members in the US and 74,000 in Canada.
- 1400 members were online, 105 were in the chat rooms & 110 were on IM when we logged in.
- 50+ geographical and 10 topical chat rooms where you can chat for free. This includes a private room for gold and silver members as well as a men’s only and women’s only room.
- You can chat for free on Instant Messenger.
- Option to purchase credits to email members if you don’t want to purchase a monthly membership.
- Standard members can see an unlimited number of member profiles. Usually this is not the case on the other sites in the FriendFinder network.
- Standard members can send 5 emails per day. Again, this is not usually the case with other sites in the FriendFinder network.
- If you verify your information with ConfirmID, you’ll get 2 months of Silver membership. This was valid as of May 17, 2011.
- Sometimes a bonus month or two is offered with the purchase of a silver or gold membership. Read the requirements.
- Paid memberships (gold & silver) are cheaper if you buy a multiple month membership versus by the month.
- Can view the site in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Tagalog, Italian, German and 3 Asian languages.
- Part of the FriendFinder network of dating sites, which includes:
– Amigos – Hispanic Dating
– Asia FriendFinder
– Big Church – Christian Dating
– Filipino FriendFinder
– French FriendFinder
– Gay FriendFinder
– German FriendFinder
– Indian FriendFinder
– Italian FriendFinder
– Jewish FriendFinder
– Korean FriendFinder
– Millionaire Mate
– Senior FriendFinder
** FriendFinder defines members as those who have logged in within the past 2 years.