Tag: Tinder

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Researchers Say Dating Apps Like Tinder Easily Hacked

Researchers from the Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab have discovered that using simple exploits, they could uncover sensitive data, like location and message history, for users of 9 dating apps for iOS and Android, including Tinder, Bumble and OK Cupid.

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‘Tinder for Voting’ Hacks the Vote at RNC

Hunter Scarborough is talking up his mobile app, Voter, which he describes as “Tinder for politics,” and which allows voters to learn about issues, candidates, and each other.

A new Tinder feature called "Swipe the Vote" asks users questions such as "Keep same-sex marriage legal?" and "Drill for oil and gas in the US?" and matches users based on their answers

New Tinder Feature Criticized for ‘Facilitating Group Sex’

Tinder announced it is testing a new feature that will allow users to match with groups of people rather than one at a time. However, the feature has already faced criticism that it will “embarrass people” and “facilitate group sex,” according to The Independent.

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Tinder IPO runs into Tinder® Crowd-Funded Lawsuit

With the Tinder double-opt-in Internet dating app valued at up to $5 billion in advance of its initial public offering on the stock market (IPO), little WildFireWeb, which owns the “Tinder®” federal registration mark, has launched a crowd-funded effort to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund a lawsuit that could potentially be worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

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Iran Launches ‘Matchmaking’ Service It Promises Is Not a Dating Site

The Iranian government, alarmed at the declining rate of marriage in the Islamic Republic, has announced it will officially launch a free online “matchmaking service” that officials insist is not a dating site. Unlike a dating site, users have no choice in who they are paired with upon subscribing to the service.