Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder spread personal data according to new Norwegian Research

Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder spread personal data according to new Norwegian Research

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Norwegian research on Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder app raises questions about whether certain ways of sharing of information violate data privacy laws in Europe and the United States. Popular dating services like Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder are spreading user information like dating choices and precise location to advertising and marketing companies in ways that may […]

Grindr reportedly shared user's HIV status and location data with third party companies

Grindr reportedly shared user’s HIV status and location data with third party companies

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A data analysis conducted by an outside research firm, and independently verified by BuzzFeed News, shows that Grindr, the popular gay dating app is sharing its users’ HIV status with two other companies. (Update: Late on Monday 2nd of April Grindr said it would stop sharing this information.) The gay hookup app Grindr, which has […]