Circl.es is a new kind of online dating site. One of the biggest issues with many dating services is the honesty and forthcomingness of many of the members of the community. Some people lie about their looks, their age, their background, or where they live. However, on Facebook, people are much more honest since they are oftentimes friends with many of those who they have to interact with on a daily basis. Since Circl.es integrates with Facebook it ensures much more honesty and truth in its profiles. Facebook integrates with Circl.es, so the profiles that users see is their actual Facebook profile. Additionally through Circl.es users can see these neighbors' real name, basic information, other friends and photos. There is some privacy in using Circl.es and nobody on Facebook can see that the user is on Circl.es. Registering for Circl.es is also a lot faster than most other dating sites, since there isn't a long test to take and most of the information is pulled from Facebook. Circl.es also makes sure to filter out a user's friends so Circl.es only presents the people who a user does not know. When a user of Circl.es spots a person they want to meet up with they can connect with them through the system, and if the other person wants to connect, then the lines of communication become open. Through Circl.es singles can mingle with those who are in their town.
Circl.es launched based on the idea that all of the existing online dating sites are no good. Many of them take a ton of time to complete and setup the profiles, and really most of the profiles that are setup are unverifiable or not completely accurate. By integrating with Facebook, Circl.es ensures more of an honest profile in order to achieve more realistic matches.
As mentioned the sign up and profile setup process for Circl.es is extremely easy and much faster than that of other data sites. Additionally, the profiles on Circl.es is much more trustworthy than other sites since it works with Facebook. Circl.es focuses also on pairing up singles who are within the vicinity of each other, so no long distance relationships are necessary here. There are enough "fish" in one's own backyard, and Circl.es provides people the information so they can learn who these people are.
Circl.es is very simple to setup and use. The application provides very useful information and can help bring people together who reside in the same city. The application is very well designed and the site was responsive and fast. There were no bugs experienced during the trial.
To sign up for Circl.es users must sync their existing Facebook profile. The site never post anything on a user's profile or their Timeline unless they have the explicit permission of the user. So basically, none of a user's friends will know that they are using Circl.es which is nice. From there users can enter in some additional stats such as their age, height etc, however many of the fields will be completed for users already since it imports information from one's Facebook profile. Once registered users can immediately start browsing their potential matches and discovering people who they never knew who live so close by.
Circl.es is a free application to use.
Circl.es is great for single users who are looking for love, or those who are interested in who is living close to them. The site helps connect users, and everyone's profiles is much more accurate since it is synced with Facebook.