JDate offers two tiers of service: free and premium.
The former allows prospects to post a profile and search for members, reply to instant messages, and send a fixed menu of messages known as “flirts.” The premium service includes a fuller range of communications options, including email, , and the service’s internal messaging system.
Joe Shapira and Alon Carmel co-founded the site, which debuted in 1997.
Shapira is specifically credited with overseeing the design, software development, and implementation of the business model.
Understanding how things work has been a passion of mine ever since I can remember.