Tinder Social has been rolled out on a trial basis in Australia, but has been met with alarm after users realised the new feature exposes Facebook friends that also use the app.
Business Insider spoke to someone in the New York startup scene who knows one of the hoaxers, and he told us that they were secretly amazed that people had fallen for the stunt.
Users of dating apps have expressed concerns about their privacy after their matches appeared as « suggested friends » on Facebook.It’s happened on apps like Tinder and Grindr and people we’ve spoken to have called it « creepy ».
A recent billboard campaign by the Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) encouraging users of dating apps Tinder and Grindr to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases has led to backlash from the two companies.
Tinder users will be able to swipe up once per day; those who pay for Tinder Plus (variable pricing depending on location and age) will get five each day.