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BDSM.com is an adult dating site for people with a kinky side. It allows you to find members, chat with text or webcam, join in community groups, and arrange to hook up.
This might not be the shiniest and most glamorous adult dating site around but it does a few things very well indeed. The first thing is this: community. If you’re looking for more than just a few photo exchanges and live performances, and you really want to get to know real genuine people who wish to meet up for sexual rendezvous, BDSM is worth checking out.
The site contains a range of groups which you can join. These groups follow general themes, such as S&M, anal, group sex and more, with plenty of active conversations going on every day. You can find your kinky side here, or explore one which already exists. Groups can be easily joined, and you can also find them based on location, topic, keyword or new groups. This means you can find local people with similar fetishes, then arrange to meet.
A magazine and blog provide writers with the opportunity to share their expertise and passions. Interesting and informative articles offer great insights into a range of bondage and S&M topics, providing a good way to meet members based on mutual interests.
BDSM has a live action section, which includes live model chat, live member webcams, adult chat rooms, flash chat and an instant messenger. The flash chat is interesting because it allows brief, erotic chats with anonymous members, so your identity is always a secret.
Live webcam posts offer a space for exhibitionists to show what’s on offer. There is a members section for regular folk to chat and perform publicly using their webcams, and these are in use. However, the models section has a lot more choice, with sexy models performing and chatting around the clock. You can also find free performances if you wish, and there were hundreds to choose from. You don’t need to be a premium member to access these videos, either!
If you want to contact members, you’ll need to upgrade your account to a gold or silver contract. Silver members can make contact with members and access some of the community features, whilst gold members get full access. The gold membership in particular offers great value for money, especially if you take out a 12 month (plus 6 months free) contract. This becomes one of the cheapest sites around, which is particularly good value since you get access to a lot of useful features.
Filters are available if you’d prefer to view (or not view) more explicit content. There’s plenty of that here, and each member can upload video as well as photos. This offers a good chance to really show off what’s on offer and encourage members to message you. We were pleased that we didn’t receive a lot of bogus messages, but were able to browse the site, explore its content and contact members in our own time. This made the site feel low pressure, but with plenty of options to keep us entertained.
In short, we feel that BDSM.com has plenty to offer its members. Membership is affordable, and there are a lot of community features which are actually used by an active group of members. It might not be the most attractively designed site and might need a bit of a revamp, but the pearl is inside the oyster with this one.
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