Review of TrueLDS.com For True LDS Singles
TrueLDS aims to provide a unique experience when it comes to LDS online dating. The site brings LDS singles together and boosts that they know Mormon audience more than anybody because the TrueLDS is managed by fellow Latter-day saints.
Apart from creating your profile, viewing other members’ profiles, as well as reading their description, there’s nothing else you can do on a free membership. In order to communicate, make friends, send gifts, as well as use other advanced features, you will need to upgrade your membership. Pricing is as follows:
- 1-Month Membership: $16.99
- 3-Months Membership: $36.97 ($12.32 per month)
- 6-Months Membership: $53.94 ($8.99 per month)
Following are some features of TrueLDS:
- Basic and Advanced Search: With basic search, you can quickly search for members by simply typing a name in the search box. In advanced search, you can select different parameters to narrow down the results to your preferences. You can search by gender, age, country, city, state, church attendance, height, ethnicity, appearance, lifestyle, and many other parameters.
- Photo Gallery: You can quickly access the photo gallery by clicking the Pictures option shown at the top of TrueLDS page. Photo gallery contains tons of member photos. Username of the uploader of each photo is also mentioned with the image.
- Public Timeline: Each member on TrueLDS has a public timeline that shows user’s posts and activities. Other members can see your recent activities by visiting your timeline.
- My Matches: With this feature, you can quickly view profiles that are compatible with your profile description and details.
- Instant Messaging: You are able to send instant messages to any member of the site once you upgrade to premium membership.
- Send Gifts: You can send gifts to other members. Gifts are shown in the form of stickers you choose to send. It shows your interest in a certain member.
- Add to Friends: You can add any member as a friend in order to quickly access the member from “My Friends” tab. Add to Favorites is also available and is a similar feature.
- Block/Report: You can block unwanted members with this feature. Once you block a member, it is stored in your Blacklist. You can unblock any member at any time by visiting Blacklist section.
- My Blog: Each member can create his/her blog and share their dating experience, story, tips, advices, or news there.
- Fraud Detection: TrueLDS uses advanced fraud detection technology that blocks fake profiles/scams and keeps the dating environment safe.
- Notifications: A user gets notified when he/she receives a private message, friend request, gift, etc.
Pros and Cons
- Competitive pricing
- Exclusive to only LDS dating
- Low amount of user database
- Profile verification is not as efficient as they claim. Hence, expect a lot of fake profiles.
- Outdated and unattractive user-interface
- A lot of missing features such as video chat, email messaging, etc.
All in all, TrueLDS may not have rich features that you may expect from a quality dating site, but it offers enough of them to make it easier for you to look for perfect LDS partner. Registration is free, so it’s worth a try.