MY FRIEND'S TAKE: "It's so not user-friendly."MY OTHER FRIEND'S TAKE: "Yeah you're right -- the site is janky as s--."THE BOTTOM LINE: I wasn’t feeling the spark. THE LEAGUE The League is kind of supposed to be an app for alpha males and females.
They don’t literally say that, but they may as well.
It supposedly syncs with your Facebook so you can see if you share mutual friends with the people you see on the site. I connected my Facebook account to my Sparkology profile and could not use the feature that allows you to import photos from Facebook.
Moreover, I saw a person on the site with whom I share dozens of Facebook friends, but Sparkology says “0 mutual friends.”They don’t encourage you to put up much info -- just an “About me” (vs.
There are almost no inactive users, as The League will kick them out. I’ve never seen so many tanks and shirtless shots on boats.
Users are strongly encouraged -- even forced -- to use photos that clearly show their faces, so you won’t have to sift through annoying pictures of feet.
Founder Amanda Bradford told me that the app has a high number of Ivy League-educated users and other impressive stats -- 12 percent of users are CEOs/founders and 28 percent are directors in their industries.
Unlike Sparkology, it’s not all about schooling here -- Bradford says the screeners look at profession and social network and self-descriptions to allow in users who are interesting and well-rounded.
answering questions about interests or hobbies) and you can answer random questions like “Do you like horror movies?
” and see other people’s answers, but that’s about it.