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Tinder Launches New Safety Feature For LGBTQ Users

New Delhi: Global online dating app Tinder on Thursday announced a new safety feature for members of the LGBTQ community aiming to protect them from the risk of using dating apps in nearly 70 countries where the LGBTQ status still remains criminalised. Called the “Traveler Alert”, the in-app feature would appear in such hostile countries […]

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Tinder planning to introduce Lite version

San Francisco: In a bid to rope-in more users without having to worry about the on-device space management and extravagant Internet usage, dating app Tinder is planning to launch its light-weight Tinder Lite app. A Tinder Lite app would give it access to millions of people who have basic smartphones, limited access to data or […]

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Facebook begins testing its dating project internally with employees

San Francisco: In a bid to take on mobile dating apps like Tinder and Bumble, Facebook has begun testing its dating project internally with employees. According to a report in The Verge on Friday, an independent app researcher Jane Manchun Wong found evidence of the dating feature testing and posted it on Twitter. “This product […]

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Tinder's parent firm buys 51% stake in rival app Hinge

San Francisco: Match Group — Tinder’s parent company — has acquired 51 per cent stake in long-term dating app Hinge, also dubbed the anti-Tinder app, the media reported. This comes just weeks after social networking giant Facebook announced that it wants to introduce a match-making feature. “Match Group, which already owns platforms like OkCupid, Match […]

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'Women use Tinder to confirm attractiveness, men for casual sex'

London: Women on dating apps like Tinder are more often looking for confirmation of being attractive, whereas men desire for casual sex and short-term relationships, a study has found. “Women use dating apps to feel better about themselves more than men do,” Mons Bendixen, Associate Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). […]