Those who participate show no fear of being themselves by providing authenticity and raw vulnerability in their writing, which no selfie could ever portray.
Personals caters to LBTQIA non-binary, gender non-conforming people, but its concept could really make waves in any online dating community.
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but some dating ads featured on the Personals Instagram account garner over a thousand likes ... Personals is the brainchild of its creator, Kelly Rakowski, who began posting old-school style newspaper ‘Personal ads’ on her lesbian culture Instagram @h_e_r_s_t_o_r_y.
When the content became so popular that it overtook that account, Rakowski created an account specifically for the ads to run on, while simultaneously raising money through Kickstarter to build an app for it (which Rakowski confirmed to that it successfully met the goal of raising ,000 by July 13th).
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In some cases, you may match with someone who doesn't have much written on theirs.
Spira explains that it can be “challenging to see a three-dimensional view on a two-dimensional dating profile.” Either way, Spira recommends hopping on the phone before meeting in real life.
The account already boasts nearly 40,000 users from all over the world, and it created a thriving community that is actively supportive of its members.
Each ad feels genuine and honest in a way that many dating profiles aren't.