Online Personals Watch: News on the Online Dating Industry and Business: Fling.com
Read more about fling.com scam here.
In the 1980s, Falzone’s cost per lead was $200-$250 using direct mail. Now his goal is to get that number to zero. Another thing you need to be careful about is your own profile. Just remember one thing, when you message someone on fling sites, they have the ability to view your profile before deciding to talk to you. So have a very attractive profile with an excellent profile photo.
Fling was a finalist in About.com’s Best Adult Dating Site Award in 2012. For customization of each user’s experience, visibility preference options are available, in which users may turn on safe mode to block sexually explicit content, enter discreet mode allowing only users and friends to see one’s profile, or fully deactivate the profile for certain periods without jeopardizing the account or canceling membership. During the 60-second signup users select their gender as either man, woman, or couple, select sexual interests of man, woman, and/or couple, and enter email, password, zip code, and age. Users are then sent a confirmation email to verify the account.
A quick search found that yes, FriendFinder Networks owns Fling.com, although there’s no word whether or not they share the same database of members. Fling.com does have it’s own sign in page however, as well as a different format, look and feel. Members have an array of options to find matches and add friend including searching by SMS Members, New Faces, Most Popular, Who’s Viewed Me, or Online Now.
They are serious about it. When I first signed up for an account, they had a little box at the bottom that I could click which said, “You Won! Click this box to claim your FREE tokens on Camsoda.com.” I have a feeling that everyone ‘wins’ that game. And once I logged onto the site, I saw all kinds of ads for cam sites, adult videos, and other links that would probably direct me to some virus-ridden site that wants to take my money. When I navigated to Fling.com for the first time, one of the things I noticed was their strange but catchy logo.
Check out this detailed video review on Fling and continue reading to get all the information you need before signing up and creating a profile on this site. After signing up as a free member on the basic membership model, you can check out the site’s home page where you can see photos of male or female site members (based on sex preferences you selected), search for members within your close area and constrict your search to a desired mileage distance. This is not the first time when an adult dating network is breached. The same thing happened to the BeautifulPeople portal as recently as last week, but also to Mate1 at the start of March, and Adult Friend Finder and Ashley Madison last year.
Send me an email to my personal hotmail account so we can chat. I just saw your profile… it’s not like the other guys, so thought I’d send you a message. I’m in Central London tonight for a friends birthday in like an hour but then I’m free at 9pm. This is my honest fling.com review which last 17 days in total. I go into detail about one specific scenario which happened just 3 hours after signing up… you need to read this.
- We say you check it out and explore the possibilities to see for yourself.
- Now for the people on the site.
- Signing up for basic membership is free, but just like with all of the social networking sites out there, the site builds value by getting members to sign up.
You can chat with the members, exchange photos, or take part in group chats. Since this is not a regular dating website, many of the usual features like exchanging mail or gifts are nowhere to be found at Fling.
The verdict on Fling.com
Couldn’t view anything and then noticed a charge for $69.97 on my debit. I go back to look at it again not 10 mins after there’s another charge for $49.95 from a company named Prodatatek.
Serious Relationship with Third Party Sites
The naughtiest city is Chicago with ~480K Fling.com members. Students and self-employed people are the most frequent Fling.com users. Surprisingly people don’t want to meet in person.
I called the bank an ask them if they could tell me what it was. The bank informed me they didn’t know an the only information they could give me was a phone number which was 888.824.3640. My brother an I called the number found out that someone had started a fling account with our bank number. The guy I spoke with credit us 3 payments of $39.95. The next day I went to the bank to ask the bank how many charges was on my account.