I love that the developers the whole platonic-friend-courting thing seriously and I have not received any unsolicited or NSFW messages so far.
Really excited to see how far it will take off after launch day.
- Jeanie Great Idea, promising development This app is exactly what I wanted and is perfect for introverts and people moving to a new area.
All it needs is more people using it and maybe a way to paste text into the message field.
As a result, the reply rate for messages that are read hovers above 80%.
Patook uses artificial intelligence to detect lulls in conversations and to help it keep going and suggest users actually meet.Did they ask a realtor to show them an expensive house and then have their picture taken at the house? They get called back to their home country, or South Africa, to do a lucrative job, with either really important people or for a really good commission or a big paycheck. Don’t they have friends or family that could help them out if the situation was true?Once overseas, something horrible happens that leaves them broke or close to broke—their money got stolen from their hotel, the taxi cab driver stole it, the airlines forced them to check their luggage and their money was in their carry-on bag that was now checked. If they are asking someone that they barely know, it is either a scam or they have burnt their previous bridges.- Rebecca More :) Awesome concept, keep up the great work guys!- Cassidy ACTUALLY platonic So many other apps and websites have people sending crude pictures and/or messages.Sex-free service has a very clever way of making sure there's no funny business during 'platonic' relationships - Jasper Hamill, The Sun I love that I'm not getting aggressively hit on when I'm trying to find platonic friends.This is the first friend finding app I've had any success with. - Stephanie Patook is great, I am really excited to see it grow.(As a Silicon Valley firm, we have been in the online dating business for over 17 years!We have posted many articles about being careful as you meet people online.Don’t fall for whatever their reason is to write to them directly prior to meeting them in person. They don’t answer the questions asked in your emails. Another indication that something problematic is going on is when there is distance between where you both live — and they aren’t advocating a meeting.It is almost as if some of their mail is sent automatically, like you are on their list and this is the next standard email that is sent out. When you indicate that you’ll be in their area and would like to get together, they can’t meet you. The pictures posted may or may not be the actual person.