Plenty Of Fish (POF) Dating
POF (Plenty Of Fish) is a dating app that automatically matches users together that share similar interests. Features include photo sharing and messaging.
Why is it a risk?
This app encourages users to meet strangers from all over the world. It was reported in 2017 by The Sun that POF is the most dangerous dating app in Britain due to hundreds of rape, stalking, violent assault, blackmail and child grooming cases uncovered in an investigation. There is a high risk of meeting people with malicious intentions on this app. Many users have reported horrific injuries from dates generated through this app. In addition, one user unfortunately lost their life as a direct result of meeting someone from this platform reported by the Mirror in 2016.