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Match Group Suing Google over Play Store Billing Policies, Google Responds

Match Group, the parent company of Tinder, OkCupid and Match, is suing Google for over-restrictive billing policies within the Play Store. The company has launched a formal complaint, claiming that Google has “illegally monopolized the market for distributing apps.” Google has since responded. Match Group's complaint was uploaded and accessible on May 9th. Reading it,...

Tinder to Soon Get Panic Button, Safety Check-In Features

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, popular dating app Tinder will soon start offering its users new safety features, including an option to hit a panic button, receive check-ins to make sure they feel safe, and even call authorities to their location. The new features will begin rolling out in the U.S. later...

Tinder Beta Testing its First Video-Based Feature in Canada

Tinder Loops, the first ever video-based feature from the popular dating app Tinder, is currently being beta tested by the company. According to TechCrunch, Tinder is now rolling out the new feature to Tinder iOS app users in Canada and Sweden, for evaluating the response of users to Loops before making the decision to release...

Tinder Security Flaw Enables Hackers to Spy on Your Swipes

Security researchers have discovered that the Tinder app might not be as private as one might have thought, as hackers have discovered a way to view photos users are perusing, including those all-important left and right swipes. According to a report released by the app security company Checkmarx on Tuesday, vulnerabilities in Tinder’s encryption can allow hackers to spy on...

Tinder Testing New ‘Feed’ Feature in Canada

Tinder has today announced that it is beginning the test of a new feature called ‘Feed’, which shows users real-time updates from their matches. The new Feed format, which is being tested only in Canada, Australia and New Zealand for the time being, is designed to help users learn more about their matches, and will include things like their new...

Social Dating App Hinge Expands its Service to Toronto

Social dating app Hinge has expanded its service to Toronto. The service, which has been growing in popularity in the United States, leverages Facebook to only connect people who are already friends of friends. Toronto is the second city outside of the United States where the app is functional. Last week, the service launched in...