Pros and Cons of DateYou
- Purchasing coins on DateYou is expensive.
- One message can cost up to 50 coins.
- The site doesn’t offer many features.
DateYou is a site where users look for all types of relationships. Casual hookups or long-term relationships are examples of relationships you can find on DateYou.
The site is LGBTQ+ friendly, but most of the demographics are straight people.
How extensive is the DateYou user base?
There is no definitive answer to this question. DateYou is a busy dating site with 250,000 users on the site each week.
60,000 people use the site daily, which means there are 1,000,000 people on the site monthly.
35,000 users are from the United States. Dateyou can turn potential matchups into genuine, long-lasting relationships.
Gender Ratio/Age Range
DateYou is dominated by male users. There is one female for every four males on the site.
That means that the users are 80% male and 20% female. This is not the first dating app to have more males than females and probably won’t be the last.
The most dominant age group on DateYou is 55 and over. 35% of the users on DateYou make up this group, with 30% being male.
The second most prominent age group is 45-54 years old and 25-34 years old. Both of these age groups make up 20% of the users.
The full breakdown of age groups from most popular to least popular are:
- 55 years old and over
- 45-54 years old
- 25-34 years old
- 35-44 years old
- 18-24 years old
Ease of use
You can use your smartphone for DateYou.
The website is optimized for mobile use. The sign-up process for DateYou is relatively easy.
You can sign in using Facebook or Google. By doing this, you will speed up the process. The following information will have to be provided:
- Email address
- The gender you want to match with
You will have to confirm your email address by clicking on a validation link.
Finding your way around DateYou
Some dating websites and apps use the same template.
But, DateYou is a unique dating site that has an original design. The menu is even special on DateYou! The website has three modules.
On the left module, you can see the number of coins you have and the site’s search engine.
The middle module is all of the profiles recommended for you.
The user’s profile picture will be very prominent on your page. The right side module is made a menu made up of icons. The main menu options include:
- Chats- any chats initiated with you will show here.
- Inbox- any unread messages will be bolded in this menu section
- Visitors- see who has visited your profile
- Likes- see who has liked your profile
- Favorites- any profile you have favorited will appear here
The mini menu options include:
- Heart icon- shows you who liked your profile
- Lips icon- shows you who has sent you a kiss
- Gift icon- shows who has sent you a gift
- Chat icon- shows you who sent a message
Many of the mini icons double up on the main menu.
The site has a clever design and is pleasing to the eye. The menus are very simple and not confusing.
Your DateYou profile
The only sections that will be completed on your profile are your age and username. You will have to fill in the rest of the information. You should finish completing your profile right away when you get a chance. You will need to add information to your profile such as:
- What you are interested in (flirt, chat, date, etc…)
- Relationship status
- Body type
- If you have kids
- If you smoke or drink
- Education level
- Languages you speak
The profiles do not provide a lot of information. Still, they at least give enough information for you to get a feel about a potential match. You can always add more pictures. These pictures will be accessible to all users and not hidden behind a paywall. Make sure to fill out your about me section as well.
There are many males on this site, so there is a lot of competition. You will be able to find matches in two ways. The first way is to go through the profiles on your main page. This can be a hit or miss because they are all location-based profiles. The second way is to use the site’s search engine. The search options for DateYou are basic. You can search for:
- The gender you are looking for
- Age matchups
There are no advanced searched features on DateYou. It would be beneficial if they did because you can search for smokers or non-smokers and body types.
Reaching out on DateYou
You can message someone by going to their profile. Sending a message is not free. DateYou uses a currency called coins. These coins will allow you to send virtual gifts, send messages, and more. Favoriting, liking, and virtual kissing do not cost any coins.
As a new user, you will be given 100 free coins. It costs 50 coins per message. So you can send two messages with 100 coins, that is not very much. There is no membership package associated with DateYou.
Although the site has no key features, they offer some regular features. These features include:
- Chatbox- Chatbox is similar to messaging but is open in real-time. Every message costs 50 coins.
- Virtual Gifts- Virtual gifts are very popular on DateYou. There is twelve gifts total, and they are:
- Cuddly toys (teddy bear, dog, cat)
- Drinks (coffee, cocktail champagne)
- Food (cupcake, sundae, cake)
- Bling (red heart, diamond, gold heart)
- Kisses-kisses do not cost any coins. It is a way of being flirty. You can send as many kisses as you want.
How much money does it cost to buy coins? Here is a breakdown of the options if you want to purchase coins.
200 coins for 6.00 dollars
500 coins for 12.00 dollars
1150 coins for 30.00 dollars
2400 coins for 60.00 dollars
5000 coins for 120.00 dollars
Although this site has a lot of potentials and a really unique look, it is costly to use. Because of the high costs for coins, the overall rating is 3.25/5.
This is not a free dating site.
Has a coin currency system.
DateYou is a legit dating site.
Has over 100,000,000 users.
You must sign up through the DateYou website to join. You can delete your account by clicking on the three bars on the left side of the page. There you will find an option to delete your account.