Each individual will have a "hot rating" attached to their profile, which is decided by voting.
Needless to say, some users may not be happy with their results.
In the December 2006 issue of Time magazine, the founders of You Tube stated that they originally set out to make a version of Hot or Not with Video before developing their more inclusive site.
If a user hits the heart, they can strike up a private conversation with the person who tickles their fancy.Russian entrepreneur Andrey Andreev, who launched Badoo in Spain in 2006, is the man behind the plan to bring Hot Or Not back."Since 2000, the Hot or Not brand has been an inspiration behind some of the most popular platforms and products currently available to consumers including But the app is not for the faint of heart.Online daters can be ruthless in their assessment of people's physical attractiveness.The domain is currently owned by Hot Or Not Limited, Users would submit photographs of themselves to the site for the purpose of other users to rate said person's attractiveness on a scale of 1 - 10, with the cumulative average acting as the overall score for a given photograph.
The site was founded in October 2000 by James Hong and Jim Young, two friends and Silicon Valley-based engineers. The site was a technical solution to a disagreement the founders had one day over a passing woman's attractiveness. Within a week of launching, it had reached almost two million page views per day.
Like other mobile dating apps, Hot Or Not uses location-based data to show you the most attractive people in your vicinity. What Hot Or Not hopes will catch users’ eyes is the app’s customized Hot Lists, which are based on how users vote on profiles created in-house of celebrities, politicians, authors, and other recognizable figures.
The Hot Lists feature calculates a person’s hotness based on user votes, then updates in real-time to show the prettiest people near you.
And while old-guard dating sites like Match and Ok Cupid offer their own dating apps, new dating and hook-up apps are blossoming all the time.
Earlier this year, Hinge, which harvests your Facebook info to create a dating profile, started gaining traction on the East Coast.
Hot or Not is a rating site that allows users to rate the attractiveness of photos submitted voluntarily by others.