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DUDES TO DATE, NEAR AND NOW! BUT HOW?

A decade ago we could only dream about a RADAR which could tell us which ‘dudes to date’ nearby. But today we have it! Following my last blog about how we used to calculate your location, I’d like to explain how RADAR...

Survey Results: PlanetRomeo App

At the end of February we asked you to share your views and opinions about the PlanetRomeo App for Apple and Android devices. With almost 63,000 responses we got some great feedback. We can’t respond to all the...

“Guys Near You” Since 2002

Nowadays everybody talks about GPS Positions, GeoCoordinates and GeoCoding. Back in 2002, the year our platform was founded, this topic was not as important as it is today. Let’s travel back in time for a moment… The...

The PlanetRomeo Buddy Program

Do you remember your first day at primary school? How did it feel? A bit lost maybe? Not quite sure what you could expect? We can imagine that your first time on our platform raised the same feeling: PlanetRomeo gives...

Location settings in App

Be and search wherever you want? Our App makes it possible. Here’s a little instruction how you can set your locations properly, to take advantage of these features. We use two locations in the App: the “Where can I be...

Meet Guido

As promised in Jan’s “Meet Support” blog, we’ll introduce you to a few members of the PlanetRomeo Support team. First up is Guido, one of our native German Support guys with a passion for model trains who answers...

Where do all these words come from?

As promised a few weeks ago, I would start introducing you to the Romeo Translators that make our Planet the multi-cultural community that it is. This month we’re featuring our Portuguese translator, Johann Heyss...

Meet Support

A month ago, Spencer informed you in a blog post that we’ve waved goodbye to Mother. After that announcement, you might be wondering who took over her job of looking over the Romeos. Although Mother is a petite lady...

Catch the Scammers

Have you ever received a message from someone stating he is a PlanetRomeo ‘Event manager’ or ‘Welfare Officer’ telling you: “You are the winner of £150,000.00 GBPS and other prizes”? Well, we, the guys of PlanetRomeo...

Choose Your Language

Hey there Romeos, my name is Darryl and I work in the Communications Dept. at PlanetRomeo. I’m primarily responsible for sending you inbox messages from PlanetRomeo (formerly Mother), start page announcements, and...

Zap those bugs!

Hey Romeos, I want to introduce you to JubJub. He is an iguana who likes to eat bugs (yes, his name comes from the pet iguana of Marge Simpson’s sister, Selma Bouvier). He‘s responsible for keeping the PlanetRomeo...

PlanetRomeo & the bad guys

Some of you might remember back to February 2013 when Planetromeo was offline twice for several hours. At that time we were facing what are called DDoS attacks, and in this posting I’ll try to explain a bit about the...

Where Did Mother Go?

You may have noticed a ghostly absence around PlanetRomeo. Our beloved mascot, Mother, has retired from our web pages if not our hearts. So long Mother! Mother started as a nickname for our PlanetRomeo server system all...

From Outsider to Insider

I’m sure that some of you would really like to know what is happening behind the scenes at PlanetRomeo, what developers think, create and code. What surprises (hopefully good) do they have in the future for us? Well, I...

Kick-Off PlanetRomeo Inside

Dear Romeos, You are reading the first post ever written in our brand-new “PlanetRomeo Inside” blog (yes, yes, I know, we already posted our App. survey results….but they don’t count 😉 )! “A Blog? Oh no, not another one...

Why English?

PlanetRomeo is seen by many as a German company, so we’ve been asked why we choose to communicate in English here so often. I thought I’d explain. First of all, we love Germans. Many of us are Germans. Our company was...