Meetville is a dating app boasting an online community of over 25 million users. Users create a profile and upload pictures and match with other singles on the basis of common interests, values and beliefs (although users can also choose to search for matches on the basis of body type and occupation). The app also offers to test user's psychological compatibility before going on a date. Location information is collected in order to assist in matching with accessible suitors.
Why is it a risk?
Meetville has a PEGI 18 rating on the Play Store, and is rated 17+ on the App Store. The App store has flagged the app as containing infrequent or mild references to themes of sexual content and nudity; and mature or suggestive themes. Further it is noted that the app contains unrestricted web access. Not only is this dating app an inappropriate habitat for children, but Meetville has been widely reviewed as a scam/bogus app. Users have reported tides of fake profiles, money related scam emails and unfair /unjust subscription charges.