Launched in 2016, Hater made a buzz around the internet stratosphere by taking the swiping feature that made Tinder into the success that it is today and turning it completely around. It promised to match people based on what they hate instead of the usual “mutual interests” the general public’s curiosity was piqued.
Founder Brendan Alper reportedly based this idea on a previous comedy skit and studies showing that people who bond over mutual hates tend to taimi develop deeper connections. Hater’s popularity peaked once more when it appeared on Shark Tank and was offered $200,000 by assed a community of 750,000 worldwide users.
Recently, people noticed that the app is not available in both Apple Store and Google Play Store. There is no official about the closure of the company who developed the app.
Hater Member Structure
- Most members are looking for casual relationships
- There are male members than females
- Member activity is high
- Most members are young adults
- Majority of registered users are from the United States
The members of Haters are not really hateful people. Actually, they are wanting to be liked and to meet people who they like as well. But not for very serious relationships. Generally, male members are more compared to female members by around 20%. Since the app has easy-to-use features, members are attracted to use it. They are more likely to respond and make a match. However, not all are pushed to have real dates.
Hater Age Range and Age Distribution
Signing Up at Hater
Hater has a very basic sign-up process which you can finish in a matter of 5 minutes. You can register by connecting your Facebook account or getting the app to send you a verification code. As expected, the Facebook method was faster. If you register through Facebook, your name, gender, and birthday are automatically imported to Hater but these can be modified right away. The site will not be posting information without your consent so you have nothing to worry about.
During the signing up process, you have to supply some information about yourself like your interests and upload up to 5 photos. You may also set the information about the age range of your target match.
Making Contact on Hater
Once you and a user swipe right on each other, a match is formed and you can start messaging. Matches can send a limited number of messages everyday, so you better say everything before you run out of chances.You can still send direct messages to your non-matches, but only once every 12 hours.
When a conversation with someone has started, there are options that will help you break out of that dry “hey” or any corny opening lines. “Send a card” lets you send a topic to a user and you can both swipe on the card in the chatbox to see if you mutually hate or love that topic. “Fill the blank” is similar to Cards Against Humanity in that you choose a question, provide your answer, then send it to the other person. A lively conversation can start from there.
There’s no option to choose or search for a match by yourself, but you can help the app find appropriate matches by supplying honest and correct information about yourself.
Hater Profile Quality
The profile information is basic. On the user tab at the bottom of the phone screen, you’ll see your potential matches. Once you click on any of your matches, you will be able to view their profile page.
Your compatibility with another member is shown as a percentage. When you click this percentage, you’ll see the user’s list of top hated and loved topics. To see another member’s photos, you can tap on the middle of the screen.
The app is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play and is free to download and use. Before, it was only available in the USA and Canada, but recently it has expanded to the rest of the world. The founders are reportedly planning to roll out ads and premium subscriptions later in 2018.
During the time of update, the app is not available when you search it on the app stores. However, there is no official statement that it has been shut down and the website is still up and running. But when you click the link, it will just redirect you to the homepage and not on the Hater App download page.
Hater Real Life Review
“I loved the idea and had fun on the app as soon as I downloaded it. But I agree with the others, it could be better if the functionality was improved. There aren’t many users yet so your interactions might be limited. But in my experience, whenever I matched with someone, it’s always a good match. I don’t know, maybe it’s just my luck. That’s why I keep persevering even though the app freezes a lot. The developers need to find ways so that users can interact in a common space, like a forum or something. I just hope the glitches and bugs get fixed before the world grows bored from it.” – Manny, 24
“Hater is just like other trending dating apps today. That’s good since it’s not complicated to use, it’s free, and there are real people that you can meet. Met a few already for drinks. But nothing too serious here. Anyway, if I would like to find a real relationship, I will not be using this. It’s all for fun. -Dana, 27