Tag: Tinder

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.

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.

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.

Restaurant Touts 'Knockout Deal' on Ray Rice Promotion

Restaurant Touts 'Knockout Deal' on Ray Rice Promotion

An Illinois eatery has apologized for tweeting out a “knockout deal” that it connected to the Ray Rice controversy. The Twitter account for Cheesie’s explained, “TINDER TUESDAY = 20% off tabs! It’s a knockout deal… we’re calling it Ray Rice

'Golden Era of Commercialized Cannabis' in California

'Golden Era of Commercialized Cannabis' in California

It has been nearly 20 years since California passed Proposition 215, the landmark bill that created the nation’s first medical marijuana market. Since that time, 22 states and the District of Columbia have joined California in putting medical marijuana laws

Dating App Tinder Hooks Up Puppies with Loving Homes

Dating App Tinder Hooks Up Puppies with Loving Homes

Users of the popular California-based dating app Tinder who are located in New York have recently been presented with the possibility of finding “puppy love” on their quest for romantic human matches with the appearance of a number of doggy

Monticello Fire Still Blazing, only 30% Contained

Monticello Fire Still Blazing, only 30% Contained

A fire that started Friday night in Alameda County near Monticello Dam has spread over 7,000 acres of Yolo and Solano counties and was only 30% contained as of Monday morning. Although the fire continues to burn, residents are returning

Obama Administration Presses on Firefighting Funds

Obama Administration Presses on Firefighting Funds

DENVER (AP) — The Obama administration is pushing Congress to ensure that enough money is available to fight destructive wildfires as California recovers from a spate of blazes and other fire-prone states brace for another hot, dry summer. As part

Sydney Williams' Thought of the Day: Five Years On

Sydney Williams' Thought of the Day: Five Years On

The cover of New York magazine, for the issue dated September 29, 2008, depicted a trader on the NYSE, his right hand covering his face, which has been thrown back in despair. The lead article was entitled “The Great Shakeout: Goodbye Masters

Two Found Dead in Area Burned by CO Wildfire

Two Found Dead in Area Burned by CO Wildfire

(AP) The most destructive wildfire in Colorado history continues to burn through miles of tinder-dry woods for a third day. The Black Forest Fire northeast of Colorado Springs is only 5 percent contained.

Ryan Budget Sends Message to GOP: Focus on Human Impact

Ryan Budget Sends Message to GOP: Focus on Human Impact

House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan’s new budget framework puts an extra special focus on the human impact of the GOP’s fiscally conservative policies, as a 91-page detailed description of the plan obtained by Breitbart News shows. The new