The dating site “Hi5” is in the category personals. This site is suitable for people with heterosexual, gay and lesbian sexual orientation. Started in 2002, this site is now 18 years old. The homepage does not contain any pornographic images and is therefore G-rated. This is an independent dating site, which does not belong to any network.
The Hi5 website offers you simple search criteria such as:
- Only with photo
- Now online
More specialized search criteria are available for an advanced search. Regional searches allow you to find people in the area you are looking for. Psychotherapists have proven that couples with similarities stay together longer. This is sometimes called compatibility. This dating site uses a dating algorithm to identify members who are most similar to you. hi5 com allows you to block certain members from contacting you. This can be especially helpful if you receive too many messages from members you are not interested in. You also have the possibility to communicate with someone in a private 1:1 chat. If you are unsure what to write in the first message, read our comprehensive guide here on this very page.
Hi5 has a medium length registration form with a total of 10 required fields. Alternatively, you can also register with your Facebook account. On Hi5 you can also register with a Google account.
If you are using this dating site on a mobile device such as a smartphone, you will be automatically redirected to a site optimized for mobile devices. This dating site also offers an Android app that can be downloaded from the Google Play Store.
This dating page does not show all profiles without you being logged in as a member yourself. This gives you a certain amount of privacy. Because there is no way to mask your pictures on Hi5, everyone can see you in your pictures, and you can usually add multiple pictures to your profile. However, all members can see your photos. Some dating sites have a panic button that guarantees immediate redirection to a safe website. This feature is not available on Hi5.
Prevention of fake profiles
A profile on Hi5 can be used without confirmation of the email address. Thus there is no protection against the creation of fake profiles, which is why there are a considerable number of fake accounts. If you assume that a certain member is a fake, you can report this profile so that the site operator can investigate it further.