Black People Meet
The time for love and companionship is here and now
Founded in the year 2002, BlackPeopleMeet is one of the largest online platforms for black singles. Their user base is comparatively smaller than other dating platforms that offer services to other ethnicities; however, they are best in catering to the black people residing in the US with a satisfactory run since its founding.
The site requires the user to write three short essays about themselves and the partner would they like to find through BlackPeopleMeet. There are questions on the site that asks for fun things you do and other things that would make the member look interesting to attract a reliable partner of same likes.
Various search parameters can be used on the site to narrow down your selection. Age, height, looks, pictures etc. makes the webpage interesting and your profile looks groomed. Easy options of selection with tabs like “I’m Interested” or “Today’s Matches” ease users to narrow down suggestions with “Yes” and “No” options.
Only paid subscribers can send messages while premium memberships come with a range of useful communication features like sending mail messages, chats, instant messaging and find members have “Fave’d” or Flirted with them. One has to purchase tokens which starts at $0.99 for 25 nos., and the user can redeem it for four add-ons – PromoteMe, NotifyMe, MatchMe, and VirtualGifts.
It has a good interface backed up by clever and a sturdy algorithm similar to those of other platforms that carter to wider range of ethnicities making it a very functional website. The site offers a trial run opportunity before asking for a paid subscription and the conversion rate is fairly high thanks to the trust it enjoys among the black community.
- Multiple ways are available for communication that allows users including display of interest to full-length messages as well as interactive questions.
- Extensive search options with detailed and easy interaction history, users can look into chat sessions of matches that catch their interest.
- For first time users, the site offers suggestions for communication that are highly practical and useful in getting a conversation started.
- Easy sing-up and a free trial run before becoming a paid member.
- Personal accounts can be promoted with paid ‘tokens’ purchased from the site.
- For paid members, options of creating audio and video messages on their profiles for public or private viewing are available.
- Maintains privacy and shows your profile to the people whom you allow to view.