According to BBC reports, a new feature will appear across the Atlantic. The goal is to make dating safer.
L’The dating app Tinder will be enriched with new features for newbies at least in the United States. According to reports, British Broadcasting Corporation. To ensure communication, increase confidence and limit unpleasant surprises, you can check whether members registered on Tinder have a violent criminal record. To this end, Tinder owner Match (which also owns OkCupid) partnered with the non-profit organization Garbo.
Garbo was founded by a woman and compiled “criminal records and reports of violence or abuse, including arrest, detention, prohibition of approach, harassment, and other violent crimes.” The criminal record can be understood only by providing a phone number and name. The information provided by Garbo does not include crimes related to drug use. The organization defended itself by stating that “research continues to show that there is no link between drug possession and gender-based violence” in a blog post.
Professional website Voice robot Recall that Tinder has previously activated features to improve security and fight malicious people. Therefore, in 2020, an emergency button has been added to the app, which will be used if the appointment goes wrong. In particular, it can communicate geolocation data to emergency services. In 2019, Tinder added an alert for LGBT people when they are in a hostile country.
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