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Police: Officer Sought Sex with College Student Posing as Minor on Tinder

A college student seeking to catch potential sex predators on the Tinder dating app pretended to be an underage girl using Snapchat’s new gender-swapping filter. The student has reportedly caught a police officer who was allegedly seeking to engage in sexual activity with the fake 16-year-old girl.

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Russia Demands Tinder Hand over Data to Intelligence Agencies

The Russian government has announced that the dating app Tinder must hand over its users’ data, including messages, to the country’s national intelligence agencies, as part of a wider crackdown on internet freedoms. 

FILE - In this July 5, 2015, file photo, a man uses the dating app Tinder in New Delhi. Streaming music service Spotify announced on Sept. 20, 2016, that it is teaming with Tinder to allow users of the dating app share musical preferences on their Tinder profiles. (AP Photo/Tsering …

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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