Still others may be a bit shy and have trouble meeting new people in person.
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For some, sharing explicit images isn’t a big deal.
But for those who are worried about privacy and want to avoid having their nether bits distributed to anyone ― or everyone ― on the internet, dick pics have been seen as a total no-go.
In fact, the team at Match so confident that you’ll find love amongst their millions of members that they offer a guarantee: find someone special in 6 months or get 6 more months for free.
As a paid user, you can view all photos posted on other profiles, send and receive unlimited emails, and see who has viewed your profile.
For example, the creators of Date My first got their idea for the site after their female friends complained that they were spending most of their time with other students enrolled in the school of social work, most of whom were women.
On the other hand, the guys in the business school were surrounded my mostly other men in their classes.
Gyorgy Szucs, the 28-year-old gay CEO and founder of design and code company Creative Robot, wants to help eradicate dick pic stigma while promoting sex and body positivity and what he refers to as “kinkiness.” He’s developed a new app, called Dick Code, that lets users choose from a number of illustrations that most closely match their genitals and then generates a “code” that they can send to whomever they choose without fearing that move might eventually come back to haunt them.
Dick Code asks each user to select from a variety of physical penis characteristics ― from size and girth to hairiness and curvature ― in order to create an intimate profile of their member that is as representative as possible.