On both platforms though updating your profile and making contact with other users is very straightforward.
Questions such as if your parents are still married, if you are an only child or the oldest or youngest of your siblings and the length of your longest relationship which POF believes indicates clues to your background which may make you more or less compatible with other members.
I had been using Tinder quite a bit but finding that most of the girls I matched with hardly chatted and if they did, they never seemed keen on meeting up.
I’m not sure if I’m ready to settle down yet so added to my profile that I was interested in dating, but nothing serious.
Not only are you asked what are you looking for in terms of Hang Out, Friends, Dating or Long Term during profile creation, but you are also asked Dating Intent.
Answers include ‘I’m looking for casual/no commitment’, ‘I want to date but nothing serious’, ‘I want a relationship’, ‘I am putting serious effort to find someone’ and ‘I am serious and I want to find someone’.