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DatingDirect is a UK based dating site where quality single adults who share common goals can make friends, date, form relationships and find life partners.It is a very simple and self explanitory site to use.

Online Since   1999
Number of Members   Over 5 million
Region   UK Dating  WorldWide Dating  
Type   Free Dating  Match Making  

Established in 1999, DatingDirect is a UK based dating site where quality single adults who share common goals can make friends, date, form relationships and find life partners. Dating Direct is also an international dating service which includes over 5 million active members from all over the world, of course mainly from the UK and Europe.

DatingDirect is a very simple and self explanitory site to use, the menu system is straight forward. The sign up process can be quick and short, and the search tool are well laid out and easy to use. You can filter your searches by almost any criteria including, age, photo, physical characteristics, last active, hobbies etc. Search results are fast and bring back plenty of single members whether you are looking in your home town or further afield and reflects the huge number of members using the site.

Like other dating sites, database searches, profile posting, winks sending, and completing a compatibility quiz are free on, but only paid membership allows you to send and receive emails, instant messaging, video chat, etc.

In addition, DatingDirect's top priority is to ensure a friendly, secure and quality environment, they make five promises to its members:
- Security: Identify and respond to any serious inappropriate behaviour by a member. If someone experiences any inappropriate behaviour from another member he/she can report this at any time by clicking on the link to "Let the moderation team know" which is available on all profiles.
- Protecting personal information: DatingDirect will never share any of your personal data with other members.

- Verifying profile information: DatingDirect systematically checks all personal ads, photos, and videos before putting them online on DatingDirect.

- Protecting your peace of mind: DatingDirect has a blacklist function which allows members to block contact from another member.

- A service you can trust: DatingDirect will never create fake profiles to artificially increase the list of people you can meet.

Positive Features
  • Easy to use live chat and nice feature to see who's visiting your profile in real time.
  • Has a large number of organized events for members.
Negative Features
  • Very weak automated matching systems; you basically pick the characteristics you want to see in a match.
  • Lots of features can make it a bit dizzying to begin with.
  • Video Profiles
  • SMS/Cell Phone Access
  • Picture Voting & Rating
  • Message Boards
  • Matches by Email
  • Live Chat
  • Block/Ignore Member
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By Buckie | Argentina
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By Giller | United Kingdom
I think Datingdirect should open to other countries' ip address besides European destrict. Sometimes I travel to Middle East for business. But I can't surf Datingdirect f...More >>
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By Labby | Denmark
I am surprised to see my data on datingdirect was transferred to another dating site. Then I found that site is datingdirect's sub site. I am not happy about this.I think...More >>
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