Tinder and Grindr are being questioned about age verification after a report on child abuse

Tinder and Grindr are facing new scrutiny over their age verification practices after a report found several examples of children being abused after signing up for dating apps. Yesterday, the United Kingdoms Sunday Times reported that law enforcement officials in the UK have investigated more than 30 cases where children evaded age requirements on dating apps and were later raped, according to public records obtained by the outlet. The report also found another 60 cases involving sexual exploitation of children on dating services. UK culture secretary is investigating The United Kingdom Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright told the publication that his office was investigating. I will be writing to these companies asking what measures... Continue reading…

Tinder and Grindr are being questioned about age verification after a report on child abuse

Tinder and Grindr are facing new scrutiny over their age verification practices after a report found several examples of children being abused after signing up for dating apps. ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from The Verge

Tinder, Grindr age policies face scrutiny after child rape reports - CNET

The UK government wants to know how the dating apps are trying to keep children safe.

Mon 11 Feb 19 from CNET

UK to question Tinder, Grindr over age checks in dating apps

Tinder and Grindr are about to face close scrutiny over their age policies. The UK's Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Wright, plans to ask the ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Engadget

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Mon 11 Feb 19 from Guardian.co.uk

Grindr and Tinder 'must not risk children's safety'

Minister vows to question Grindr and Tinder on safeguarding measures following "shocking" findings.

Sun 10 Feb 19 from BBC Technology

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