I wasn't able to test all of the features, and I didn't talk to a lot of people who had success with the site, so as always with dating sites, buyer beware. One more thing that, yes, I've left until the end.In late 2015, Ashley Madison's database was hacked and their membership lists shared.Ashley Madison had over 70,000 bots sending fake female messages to male users.She had previously released an analysis purporting to show that only a minuscule proportion (12,000 out of 5.5 million) registered female accounts were used on a regular basis, In 2012, a former employee claimed in a lawsuit that she was requested to create thousands of fake female accounts attractive to male customers, resulting in repetitive stress injury. In July 2016, CEO Rob Segal and newly appointed President James Millership told Reuters that the company had phased out bots by late 2015.Discretion of its members privacy is obvious (and warranted), so don't be surprised if you have to contact people individually to see pictures of them.With its high number of members and ease of use, I'd recommend the site to anyone who is willing to take a bit of time and look around to see how many other paid users are on the site, as well as how many are active users (i.e.By July 22, the first set of customer names were released by hackers, with all of the user data released on August 18, 2015.More data (including some of the CEO's emails) was released on August 20, 2015.
The site allows users to hide their account profiles for free.I'll just leave that out there for you decide if you want to sign up now.Chinese (simplified and traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian and European), Russian, Slovenian, Spanish (European, American), Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian Paul Keable (Chief Strategy Officer)Brian Offenheim (Vice President of Creative and Design)Haze Deng (Chief Revenue Officer)Matthew Maglieri (Chief Security Officer)Oxana Iatsyk (General Counsel, Privacy Officer and Corporate Secretary) Ming Poon (Chief Technology Officer) Ashley Madison, or The Ashley Madison Agency, is a Canadian online dating service and social networking service marketed to people who are married or in relationships.What was different (and a bit disturbing) was that I was presented with six "specially selected" members in my area after having signed up - but none of the members could be found again in my town after I chose to skip sending them a wink. I tried to find this information both by searching the internet, searching Ashley Madison and by hanging out on the site for a few hours to see if anyone instant messaged me. Perhaps one of you has had more experience with the site and knows the answer to this question, but in my case, I honestly don't know.As well, people showed up in my search results that were well outside my 'within 20-mile The layout and feel is different than any dating site I've encountered, and it lends itself to chatting as well as looking at other profiles at the same time. I was able to speak with a few members, however, to ask them if they were legit, and of the few I spoke with, all were real people who were genuinely looking for a hookup or something casual and low-key.
Ashley Madison has been featured extensively in the news because of its unusual tag line: "Life Is Short.