MakeFriends F.A.Q Frequently
Q: What are Referrals
When someone signs up they are
asked a few questions. Their Gender, Age,Email contace and a Nickname. They
may also put in the name (unique nickname) of someone that told them about
MakeFriends. The person that gives the referral name and
the person who refereed them gets free features. Both of you win.
Every time someone uses YOUR nickname as a
referral, YOU get a free feature. It is our way of saying thank you for spreading
the word of MakeFriends
Why do you have to approve my
take our users very seriously so that we do our best to keep this family oriented.
Since your photo is shown on the map for Everyone to see. Some people would
find some photos offensive or they worry their child may pick up their iPhone
and just look around.
Can I change my age/sex. I lied,
WebMaster@MakeFriends2.com and send in some documentation so we know it is
you and the facts are now correct.
This is WHY we warn you when you first sign up. We even nag you asking are
YOU SURE? You may change anything on your profile but your Gender, your Age.This
is done to stop some bad people from trying to scam our users.
was my photo rejected?
This is a family program. You know what you sent, keep it clean and appropriate.
Can I show many of my photos
at the same time?
will have this in a future version.
Can I go invisible?
will have this in a future version, going invisble to all or a group.
are live links ?
may put in your profile text html web links. You may make them clickable so
people may just click on them to launch the web page. MakeFriends is strictly for
non-commercial use unless You have a separate signed written commercial agreement
with MakeFriends. We ask members who are interested in advertising on MakeFriends
to contact Sales@MakeFriends2.com. Displaying products or services, or links
to products and services, is considered commercial use. We may suspend You
if Your account is involved with commercial use of MakeFriends without a valid
commercial agreement. This is an extra cost option see the personal
handler link on the bottom right of the program.
does MakeFriends decide who shows me ?
show you the closest people to where you are looking on the map. If you scroll
over to Russia, we will then show you the closest to that area you are looking
at. You may think of it as a pebble dropped into a pond and the ripples from
What are Keywords ?
are words people may search on for common interests. For Example a key word
may be OLYMPICS, Bridge, Harry Potter. These may be just to have someone anywhere
world wide that is interested in Harry Potter for a chat.
How do I delete my profile?
Go to the Setup
Delete all your items you have filled out
Then just delete the MakeFriends application from your iPhone. If you do NOT
log on for 6 months your account will be totally deleted along with your unique
user name and photos. That user name will then be available for someone else.
Can I have more than one account?
may not create other MakeFriends accounts on the same iPhone™ or iPod
Touch™ or "Mobile Device" that You own or control that MakeFriends
is on at this time. Look for it in a future update.
don't want people to know exactly where I am. How do I set the location accuracy
of where I am?
"Profile". Scroll to the bottom. Use the scroll slider on Position
accuracy and choose the degree of accuracy you desire.
do I chat with someone?
someone that you want to talk to. Click on their photo in the Map or list
view. In the Upper right of their profile, click on the Chat
Start typing to them and hit the SEND button on the virtual keyboard.You
can find many people in the chat rooms .
do I block another user?
and view the profile of the user you want to block. Click on the "Block"
button next to their picture. That user will no longer be able to see you
on their map view or list view. It may take a few minutes for the server to
delete you from their list. They will not be able to see or message you with
MakeFriends You will still be able to see them, but you are totally invisible
to them. If in the future you wish to unblock them go to Profile and scroll
down to Blocked persons item.
phones/platforms/devices are supported?
supports the iPhone, iPhone 3G and the iPod touch.
do I setup or edit my profile?
. Add details about yourself and what you are looking for..
I filter out various types of users/profiles?
use the "Looking for" search tool
to be as specific as you wish. The more specific you are the less people will
show up on the Map and List views.
iPod touch (or iPhone when on WiFi) does not show me in the right location.
What can I do?
controls this. Go to http://www.skyhookwireless.com/howitworks/submit_ap.php
and add their MAC addresses and Lat Long to their database via that form.