Internet dating for good looking people
In June 2011, Beautiful was attacked by a virus which allowed users to join without going through the mandatory 48 hour voting process.
Reportedly 30,000 people who were mistakenly let into the dating community were kicked off of the website as a result.
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That's consistent with other research, reviewed by social psychologists at the which demonstrated that people move out of the way when extremely attractive women walk through public space.The website has attracted considerable controversy in the media and much criticism since its inception due to its exclusive business model of only allowing perceived attractive men and women to join the dating community.Managing Director of Beautiful People Greg Hodge states that people were tired of using mainstream online dating sites when looking for an attractive partner, since they allow anyone to join and have mediocre or non-existent filters for finding attractive people.The site is also offering advice from “beauty mentors” on how to get back up to the standard.“Letting unattractive people populate the site would compromise the very concept for which Beautiful was founded,” Mr Hodge said.“If their looks aren't up to our members’ exacting standards and they do not secure a majority of positive votes, then their profiles are immediately removed.”Anyone who is found to be failing to maintain their looks is put back through the rating system, where members of the opposite sex only can select options including "yes, definitely", "hmm yes, ok", "no, not really" and "no, definitely not" based on photographs and a brief profile.Most of the users removed from the site were from the US but more than 550 from the UK also got the chop.
The images were displayed on billboards around the county however many were banned.