By Ian Randall For Mailonline. Dating app Plenty of Fish is taking a stand against singletons using filtered photos in an attempt to promote authenticity and crackdown on catfishing on its platform. Images deemed to be too heavily filtered will now be removed by the matchmaking site as part of its new vetting scheme. The move comes after a user survey into the pressures of online dating revealed that 84 per cent of singles longed for a more honest experience on the site. Furthermore, more than half of the 2, respondents in the study said that they felt that filtered photos should be prohibited on dating apps and sites altogether.
The company, based in Vancouver , British Columbia  generates revenue through advertising and premium memberships. In , Plenty of Fish became a full-time money making business for Markus. Many of these appearances are undisclosed paid product placements   which have been met with highly negative reviews. In , Plenty of Fish launched mobile apps for iPhone and Android. A few years later, it was made available for both the iPad and Windows phone. On January 21, , it was discovered that the Plenty of Fish website had been hacked which exposed the personal and password information on nearly 30 million user accounts. 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.
Cassandra Read more January 28, Opposed to Tinder, Plenty of Fish focuses more on compatibility than a simple swipe left swipe right method of finding a companion. Like most platforms, you can either delete your entire profile permanently or just hide it from view. This means all of your previous connections, conversations, and even your photos will be removed from the dating service. Visit this webpage.
The number of registered users worldwide overcomes 90 million people and, according to their data, 1 million relationships are created yearly through the platform. The basic features are free so you can actually find someone and communicate using the platform without paying anything. You can browse through profiles without registering but, in order to communicate, you must have an account. T he sign up can be a bit time consuming.