Attempting to contact members outside of the 14 year limit now displays a pages stating the user does not meet the member's contact criteria (even when untrue) and suggests several matches to contact instead of sending a message to the user's inbox.
The site relied on volunteers to monitor forums and sort through the 50,000 new photos that come in each day.
On May 20, 2013, Frind implemented several changes to the website with the stated goal of focusing on "meaningful relationships".
Among these changes were the removal of the "intimate encounters" option.
I have been a member of POF on and off (mostly on) for nearly 18 years.
I do NOT want my chemistry details to be on my profile!
You’re having us only judge them by their looks alone, and that is not how I judge a man.
You may now see our list and photos of women who are in your area and meet your preferences.
Again, please keep their identity a secret Click on the "Continue" button search with your zip/postal code.
Most of them are from other cities and some of them are even from other states!
And when you put me on their lists, I get mail from a bunch of guys who don’t live anywhere near me and it’s a complete waste of time.