Zoosk

Zoosk is established in nearly 80 countries and translates into around 25 languages. Zoosk is one of the leading apps for mobile dating. Its purpose is to help you find the right person through a behavioral compatibility system. Thanks to him, you will receive proposals for relevant and qualified contacts.

Zoosk Overview

Zoosk gives millions of singles near you the opportunity to connect to find the rare pearl. With growing success over the years, this app has shaped a community of almost 40 million members. These are called Zooskeurs, and are implanted in more than 40 countries around the globe.

On the site, registration and viewing profiles are completely free. However, it also allows its users to purchase premium options giving the opportunity to offer virtual gifts or to subscribe to a premium subscription.

The known data on Zoosk

  • Nearly three million messages sent each day;
  • Around 450,000 active users per month
  • Approximately 2,000 new registrations per day
  • Male / female proportion: 58% Men – 42% Women;
  • Average age of female users: 27.6 years;
  • Average age of male users: 25.5 years;

History and strategy

The application was launched in 2007, but only in 2013 in France. Its founders are Shayan Zadeh and Alex Mehr. The site has stood out since its inception with the possible connection via Facebook according to your choice. Over the years, Zoosk has achieved international stature.

As for the strategy, it’s an open dating site for everyone. It has no specific theme or special conditions except of course, as all dating sites in Meetic or Be2, the obligation to be major. It is primarily a free general site.

How does the Zoosk site work?

Regarding the operation of Zoosk, the site has the features that all sites of performance and reliable meeting must have. Here they are :

  • Advanced search in order to find the people you match;
  • Easy-to-use private messaging
  • The possible sending of a heart to the profile that you desire;
  • The ability to see who viewed your profile;
  • Notifications to be informed in real time about the arrival of new members that match your different search criteria.

Zoosk wants to be free. However, the free version is quite restrained since almost all the interesting features are only available in the paid mode. However, the free version offers the opportunity to get an idea of ​​the site without having to pay anything.

The  free account features

  • Registration and account creation
  • Sending an unlimited number of messages and winks;
  • The ability to consult thousands of profiles located in your area;
  • The email discovery that viewed your profile;
  • The ability to unsubscribe easily and quickly.

The benefits of a premium account are:

  • The reception of an unlimited number of messages and winks;
  • The ability to respond to unlimited messages;
  • Live chat with other members
  • The ability to see who viewed your profile;
  • Access to all SMS features.

Ease of use

On PCs and laptops, Zoosk displays bright colors and candy tones. We regret that the whole is a little too colorful. In terms of ease of navigation, the pages are ergonomic and include a multitude of different aids for those who discover the site. In addition, the technical aspect is flawless!

On smartphone and tablet devices, the entire offer is together! The ease of use is undeniably at the rendezvous. In addition, apps for IOS and Android systems are also available.

Who is Zoosk for?

Zoosk, with its simple and direct concept, has always attracted young people. Indeed, you will find extremely few singles over 35 years old. With an average age of women of about 25, and 27 for men, it can be deduced that Zoosk targets the age group of young adults between 20 and 30 years of age.

How does the Zoosk members behave?

The behavior of the members of Zoosk is globally satisfactory. Thus, you can meet and interact with new people in total security and serenity.

However, Zoosk does not provide a criminal record check of its members or subscribers. Nevertheless, the site does its best to protect its members. That’s why for optimal security, like all dating sites, use common sense before anything else.

In addition, it is possible to report suspicious members or those who directly violate the Terms of Use of the site. To signal and block a Zooskeur, simply go to his profile and choose the gray arrow or the button specifically dedicated to this purpose.

Moderation on the site

A photo verification gives the possibility to the Zooskeurs to send videos so that they can confirm and validate their identity. Another aspect proving an excellent moderation on Zoosk: abandoned and inactive profiles are removed after six months!

Unsubscribe and delete your account

It is obviously possible to unsubscribe and delete your Zoosk account whether you have registered on a PC or smartphone. It could not be easier ! Zoosk has a page dedicated to deleting an account.

The Registration Process

It is possible to go to the site through their smartphone application, Facebook or their website. All formulas offer quick, easy and free registration for singles. When you have finished filling out the form (quite fast for that matter), a pop-up appears and asks you if you want to download the exclusive chat program. With him, you can chat with Zooskers from around the world. If your answer is no, you will need to add a little bit to your profile.

Here are the different informations to fill in to register:

  • Your sex and your preferences
  • Your date of birth
  • A mail address
  • A password

Thus, registration is easy and fast. You do not have to fill in all the details. What really matters is the profile picture you put!

Zoosk Pricing and Fees

In order to enjoy the premium benefits, here are the 3 subscriptions offered by Zoosk:

The 1 month subscription: 24.99 USD per month
The three months subscription: 17,49 USD per month
And finally the subscription six months: 12,50 USD per month

There is also a formula with credits:

1800 credits for 96 USD
480 credits for 38 USD
180 credits for 19 USD

Like almost all dating sites, renewal of the subscription and credits is done automatically. If you wish to terminate, please note somewhere your subscription end date and before renewal, contact customer service and signify that you do not wish to be re-registered.

The payment options

Here are the different payment facilities offered by Zoosk:

  • A credit card (VISA, MasterCard)
  • A direct debit
  • A Bank transfer
  • GiroPay
  • PayPal

The customer support

The customer support provided by Zoosk is always at your service, and helps you quickly as soon as you need it. There is also an easily accessible FAQ that answers the most common questions.

If you wish a personal answer, it is possible to contact the support team by email. On the other hand, we regret the lack of telephone support, just like that of a user forum. However, overall, the support offered by Zoosk is more than satisfactory.

Strengths and weaknesses of Zoosk

the positive points

  • Zoosk is available on absolutely any media;
  • With almost 10 years of existence, trust is in place and attendance is constantly on the rise;
  • Moderation is excellent with checking profiles and photos;
  • Features and tools are varied
  • The interface is thoughtful and pleasant to use

the negative points

  • Zoosk is paying for men;
  • Subscriptions are quite expensive;
  • Profile suggestions do not necessarily match all your search criteria;
  • Profiles and others based on the social network Facebook.

Our Verdict

It can be extremely interesting to subscribe to Zoosk. But the application is not what it seems. Despite their system of recognition of people that turns out to be successful, there are a multitude of profiles that appear, and ultimately do not match you. The tools are reliable and complete, but lack overall functionality.

The app is not free for men. Thus, they are forced to pay to access the profiles of women. Moderation, on the other hand, is rather satisfactory even if false profiles abound on the site. The price of subscriptions and credits, albeit a bit expensive, are generally in line with the competition.

As for the community, people are active and there is a lot of traffic since Zoosk is available on all platforms and even on PC! Thus, by positioning itself on all the sectors, and with all the same a multitude of strong points, Zoosk is always and indeed a reference of the meeting!

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