While Badoo.com doesn’t immediately present as a poorly made site, the whole of our experience here was a disappointing one. This mostly comes to the forefront because this site has poor advertising, and therefore, it has really poor traffic. This means that not as many dates are going to happen here as a general rule. There’s no way they could!
The layout is the first thing that you’ll notice, and at least it looks really clean and fresh, if not suffocatingly generic. This site might be ‘recommended’ by Fast Company and Tech Crunch, but who are those sites? They don’t seem to have anything to do with dating, and that’s why we found the Badoo site to be a really fast track to boredom.
When it comes to results, you’re going to be unhappy.
We weren’t at all pleased during our Badoo review, and that’s because it felt very strongly as if this site was going to bore us from the start. This site was one we stuck around to for three months, and during that time, those 110 messages we sent basically went to waste.
Why? Well, from those 110 chat messages, we got a total of 150 responses. This reeks of spam mail, which we really aren’t into. We might have managed to set up a total of 5 dates, but only 4 women showed up, and we only were able to close the deal with 2 of them. This means this site was disappointing, boring, and overall, just not as impressive as we wanted it to be.
For features, go somewhere else.
This site is so, so basic. That might work for some newbies that don’t want a lot of frills, but it’s still going to end up getting pretty old when you don’t get to do anything but throw out a ton of messages every single day, and twiddle your thumbs while you wait for a response.
You will find their messaging system limited, because you can’t set up a contact list of favorites. You also aren’t going to be happy about their limited search features, which are only confined to a set number of values. You can usually only search by geographical location with any real consistency, and that doesn’t always deliver great results.
Overall, Badoo.com doesn’t really work for us as a dating site.
We weren’t very happy when it came to Badoo, and that’s why you need to take a step back and realize that there are much better sites out there, in our opinion. Our reviews have shown our much better experiences elsewhere, so make sure to check out our favorite sites instead.