Making contact with other members and interacting with them is perhaps the most vital tool in any dating site. The site helps facilitate potential hookups through various communication options such as private and instant messaging, sending virtual gifts, and private photo-sharing among others. They have installed multiple ways for you to connect with your fellow members.
While browsing the website and you chance upon someone who seems interesting, of course, you would want to talk to them. Just go to their profile, click on the message icon and start messaging. You may also connect with other users through real-time instant messaging. At the lower right side of your screen, you will see a list of people you can chat with from your friends' list.
Even when you don’t have confirmed friends on the site yet, you can still see content posted by other members on your homepage. Similar to any social networking site’s functionality, you can click on the “hot” button (in the shape of a heart) to indicate that you like the post or leave a comment on a blog post or a photo.
The search function allows you to look for members who fit your preference. There are several filters that you can use to find your match. Use filters such as member’s location and gender, or even their photos, blogs, pinboards and even through free HD movies.
Finding someone to talk to on this site is not a problem. Even before you can complete your profile, you will notice in the background that you’re already receiving much attention from other members. But don’t be deceived! Icebreaker enables the site to utilize members’ profiles in making contact with other users. If you have agreed to this program when you signed up, this means that your username and photo will be used to send messages to other members. And you will only be able to read these messages if you have a premium account.
Despite the number of messages you received from members—icebreakers or not, with your free account, you will not be able to read their messages nor reply to it. Instead, the chatbox will instruct you to upgrade to their premium account in order to read the messages sent to you.