The Share Bar is a text entry box at the top of each member's profile page. The member can enter up to 150 characters in the Share Bar, click "Share" and publish the results to the Member News feed on the homepage. The Member News feed publishes all member Shares automatically and in real time, and displays how long ago the Share was published.
Online PR News – 22-September-2009 – – Ecodater.com, the fastest growing green singles dating and networking site online, introduces its newest features – the Share Bar and Member News feed. Designed to take advantage of the efficiency and usability of current social networking tools, these new features allow EcoDater members to update the EcoDater community with their latest news, thoughts, status updates and other items of interest.
The Share Bar is a text entry box at the top of each member's profile page. The member can enter up to 150 characters in the Share Bar, click the Share button and publish the results to the Member News feed on the homepage. The Member News feed publishes all member Shares automatically and in real time, and displays how long ago the Share was published.
Ryel Kestano, EcoDater founder and operator, regards these features as a big step forward for the young site. "From the beginning, our goal has been to offer our members fun and useful tools to find and connect with each other, and break away from the limitations of a traditional dating site. The Share Bar and Members News feed features are our first big steps into modern social networking, and help our growing EcoDater community remain intimate while become even more connected."
EcoDater was launched in May of 2009 and has been steadily introducing important new features, many of which have been in response to member requests. Last month, the site implemented its Certified Genuine Member program, and has also recently added features like Save My Searches and My Favorites.
The EcoDater green dating blog continues to win accolades for its fresh and relevant content. Recent posts include Green Dating Ideas for Spiritual Singles, 5 Favorite Eco-Friendly Gadgets for Green Singles, and 5 Great Entrée Recipes for Vegetarian Dates.
The site recently passed the 500 member mark, and is adding between 30 and 50 new and authenticated member profiles per week (EcoDater maintains a strict review process to identify spam profiles). Members hail from all over the English-speaking world, including the US, Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand. EcoDater continues to run its Charter Membership program to celebrate its recent launch, offering all new members free lifetime premium membership.
EcoDater is owned by AlyaWeb LLC, a web development company specializing in the formation of niche online communities. Its headquarters are in Denver, Colorado with programming offices in Noida, India.