Dating data blog
Tinder and Grindr both have long histories of exposing their users’ data to third parties.
Back in 2013, cybersecurity experts discovered that Tinder allowed third parties to discover users’ exact location, down to within a few hundred feet.
Ok Cupid is a free dating site with seven million users.
The site’s blog, Ok Trends, mines data from those users to tackle important subjects like “The case for an older woman” and “The REAL ‘stuff white people like’.” Beyond clever headlines, Ok Cupid also uses an unusual pedigree to separate itself from the dating site pack: The business was founded by four Harvard-educated mathematicians.
He joined Proton VPN to advance the rights of online privacy and freedom.If hackers connected to the same Wi Fi network as a Tinder user, they could see the same photos that user was viewing, whether they swiped right or left, and even insert pictures into that user’s queue.Tinder has since added HTTPS encryption to all their services.“A lot of other dating sites are based on psychology,” Yagan said.“The fundamental premise of a site like e Harmony is that they know the answer.