Radaroo: Yet another Online Twitter Dating Website. Flirt140′s competition
Yesterday I was able to cover a Online Twitter Dating Website, and yet again I have found another one. Radaroo is an Dating website that uses Twitter’s API to provide the service. It is actually quite different to Flirt140 in many different ways. What’s really nice about it…
… is that no registration or linking of accounts are needed, all you have to do is the following: Send a Tweet to @Radaroo and indicate if you’re a male or female, what you’re looking for, location and what do you want to do on the first date. (as shown below in the image)
What’s also interesting is that once a Tweet is sent out, you’re automatically given a page where your details are listed. Your status is also listed as well as your Bio details (the profile you listed in Twitter). You could also update Radaroo about your status by sending out a Tweet which are: Single, NotSingle, Private, 1Date (first date), 2Date, Wed (getting married).
You could use the feature on the bottom of their homepage to query whether or not a certain user profile in Twitter is Single or not. It also has a search function which allows users to only search based on location. The user profile is also quite vague as it is purely based on the location and first date unlike Flirt140, which includes adjectives (tagged) that best describes the user. There’s no private messaging within the website and you’d have to rely on Twitter on pretty much all the interactions you’ll be having with the website.
Overall, I found that this website is great and interesting to start with, however, there’s not much users can do in the website and therefore could only retain users for a few visits (unless you really try to contact all the profiles). As it is still new, I believe there needs to be a lot more things that is included in the website that could retain users in their website as opposed to Twitter’s website. Profile and search function must be improved more to get people to really make things more interesting for users.