people in those regions wishing to continue chatting will need to switch to instant messaging via microsoft messenger.the catalyst appears to be the tremendous amount of misuse that is occuring in the chat rooms on a daily basis.Most services also encourage members to add photos or videos to their profile.Once a profile has been created, members can view the profiles of other members of the service, using the visible profile information to decide whether or not to initiate contact.A great diversity of online dating services currently exists.Some have a broad membership base of diverse users looking for many different types of relationships.Tinder’s X-rated brother, the adult-oriented hookup app Mixxxer, launched last week to help combat this problem and help users find nearby hookups without the hassle.
the chat services being affected are in the following areas: europe, the middle east, africa, asia, and much of latin america.
by giving access to the unsupervised services only to subscribers, the company hopes to be able to hold users more accountable. this is a great move by microsoft, and i hope others follow suit.
as always, the announcement is creating reaction from two sides; advocates applaud the move to protect users and children, whereas others feel it will impede free speech. there has been way too much crap floating around various chat rooms, and it is dangerous to children.
If you’re somehow still questioning the purpose of this app, check out its site.
It’s littered with elegant one-liners that put it quite simply: “this is a dating app”: “join for free and get laid tonight!