Tinder plans to swipe one of rival dating app’s best features

Tinder plans to give women more power in its online-dating app by adding a setting similar to a key feature for younger rival Bumble. Tinder will let female users choose whether they want to initiate all conversations with future matches, as Bumble does, Match Group Chief Executive Mandy Ginsberg

Hackers could be spying on your Tinder photos and swipes

Tinder users could easily have their photos hacked because of the app’s encryption failures, according to a new report. Checkmarx, a Tel Aviv-based security firm, found that Tinder’s iOS and Android apps don’t use HTTPS encryption. The lack of which, it called “disturbing.” HTTPS is used by most websites and

Your Tinder matches will know even more about you now

Tinder is testing a new feature that will make it easier to find out more about the people you match with. Introduced in a blogpost, Feed will not only let you know when you make new matches, but also show you updates of any of your matches’ activity on

Tinder swindler sentenced to prison

A man who swindled Tinder dates out of thousands of dollars by lying about needing money for cancer treatment for family members was sentenced to two to six years in prison Wednesday. Brandon Kiehm, 37, scammed three women — including one while he was out on bail — as

Tinder stock rises despite missing Wall Street estimates

Tinder is proving to be mighty even after missing quarterly profit estimates. Shares of Tinder parent Match Group popped 6 percent in after-hours trading — despite reporting adjusted earnings per share of 19 cents in the third quarter, missing Wall Street estimates. Revenue increased 19 percent during the period, to

Pharmacist reportedly drugged woman on Tinder date

A Florida man who works as a hospital pharmacist was arrested Saturday and charged with sexual battery after he reportedly drugged his Tinder date. According to a police affidavit, Robert Woods, 27, met the woman on the dating app Tinder and the pair agreed to meet at a bar in downtown

Ladies of Tinder, you can finally get revenge on douchebag men

Tinder has launched a “menprovement” campaign aimed at nagging men into being better behaved when using the app. It has launched a series of emojis which are “designed by the women of Tinder” and cannot be used by men. The dating app has also commissioned a series of videos aimed at cajoling