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HOTorNOT mobile dating app reaches iPhone

updated 11:10 am EST, Tue January 27, 2009

HOTorNOT for iPhone

The creators of HOTorNOT have released what is billed as the first-ever mobile dating application for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The app provides access to the long-standing social networking site, aimed at singles between 18 and 34. Users can can browse through profiles, rate other singles and send virtual gifts.

The iPhone app is now available for free, and allows members to sync with their existing HOTorNOT accounts, including complete support for e-mail, DoubleMatches and favorites. The app also supports live chat and HOTLists, in which members share recommendations on movies, music, sports, products and interests.






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  1. MyRightEye

    Joined: Dec 1969

    -1

    Come on already OKCupid

    Where is OKCupid's iPhone app? Us users have been asking for it for a year or so. The best and most technologically advanced dating site has no iPhone app. DUMB!!!!

  1. hayesk

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +3

    Hot or Not?

    Hmmm... I can see two uses for this:
    - teenagers using it to insult each other. "Ha ha! I took a picture of Mary-Beth and uploaded it - look everyone how everyone voted her NOT hot!"
    - people with low self esteem that need to be superficially judged by total strangers to "prove" their self-worth

  1. testudo

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Re: Hot or Not?

    Well, I can think of more. You can start a game with friends, who can get the most "hot" or "not" votes.

    And I think its a dating service too, so it can help people meet the 'high-maintenance' types who need/want that type of "You're hot!" attention.

    Oh, and for your second item, people with low self esteem that need to be superficially judged by total strangers to "prove" their self-worth

    I wouldn't say they have low self-esteem. Those with low self-esteem wouldn't put their pictures on the site, as they would assume they'd get lots of "NOT!" votes.

    I think it would be more those with no self-worth. Or maybe self-respect.

  1. Sebastien

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +1

    Hot or not?!?

    Is that lame site STILL around??

  1. NNFSF

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Another great ice breaker

    Another cute iPhone app for those in the dating world is Rate-My-Date. It shows a beating heart (your "date pulse") that can be made faster or slower with a slider at the bottom of the screen. When the heart beats, a "bleep" sound like an EKG plays, and if the dates goes sour, it turns into a flat line with the famous monotone warning sound from various hospital shows. This thing is a great ice breaker and gets a laugh every time.

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