People would call in to numbers like 550-TOOL and 550-PIGG where, for about 10 cents a minute, they would find maybe 20 others on the line talking or just breathing.They could “go private” with each other to separate lines. Gay men were, out of necessity, online dating pioneers, so it’s interesting and important to watch their patterns in the app market.
It also has a specific way of posting party invitations.
Users of Online Buddies often have multiple apps cued up simultaneously — and are using each app for different purposes.
Some are more like social networks, some are more like hookup apps.
In 49 out of 50 states, the most popular headline is “Hey guys,” as illustrated nicely on a map on the site.
The only state to break away from the trend is Connecticut, where the number one headline is “Looking for a top” (subtle, no?