In order to see people close to you, please make sure you have your location enabled. You can check by:

1. Go to your phone settings
2. Apps
3. Select the app
4. Find the "Location" option and ensure that "While Using the App" is selected
The app will tell you the user’s country and the exact distance in miles if they are within a 500 mile radius from you. If there is no distance mentioned, the user is either over a 500 mile distance from you or does not have their location enabled.