On the phone from London, Badoo’s global headquarters, Powell assured me that Badoo is just a forum for making new friends and chatting, and that dating is merely a secondary result of that process.
She likens it to being at a bar in a South American city, where people are apt to casually approach one another other and say hi with no immediate ulterior motive.
Until the massive ad campaign it launched this spring in New York City—plastering subway cars with photos of young, attractive New Yorkers, all putatively clamoring to chat with you online—I had never heard of it.
To test out Badoo’s flirtation-enabling powers, I had specified that I was looking to meet women from New York City.
But my wave of new visitors included lots of dudes, as well as women hailing from places like Passaic, Putnam Valley, and Berlin. no hell i’m not please say hi.” There’s been some skeptical writing about Badoo—including accusations that many profiles are fakes.
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