Badoo is primarily a dating focused site which also works as a social networking platform. It was started in 2006 and it operates in around 190 countries. Besides functioning so widely, it also has versions of the same dating application in 47 other different languages. This makes it unique in its own cohort. It is the world’s most widely used dating network.
Parents need to know that Badoo is an adults-only app for online dating-style social networking. With more than 200 million users worldwide, the app (and companion desktop version) identifies the location of a user by tracking his or her device’s location and then matches pictures and profiles of potentially thousands of people the user could contact within the surrounding area. There are many options to pay for subscriptions and other in-app purchases.