The first of its kind, individuals create a personal ‘member’ profile which is then used to interact and contact other registered members.
It was founded in 1999 in Cape Town, South Africa, by London-based South Africans Gary Frisch and his partner Henry Badenhorst, after a friend complained that he was too busy to look for a new boyfriend.
Sprocial (https:// was born from the need to provide a transparent platform for Professionals to mingle without the usual mass of questionable characters found on most datingsites.
Sprocial is the place for that working-class lady or gentleman seeking to date professionals like himself/herself, or who just wants an avenue to forge friendships and connections with the right kind of people.
In May 2013, it was announced that the site had been sold to Charlie Parsons, the creator of Channel 4's Big Breakfast.
In 2017, Gaydar relaunched its site, app and brand.
All uploaded images are first screened by a staff member at gaydar for legality.