But to answer your question, what should Tinder do if an account is not reliable, well simply don't create an account. Give appropriate error message. If some account is REALLY smelly, like so obvious that it's some serial killer or a rapist on the loose, they should inform the police. It's all in the description of the job, every company that creates apps with user's personal info have these regulations in check.It's actually very easy to do it. The only risk they would take is having less users, which means less money. But that would also mean less creepers and less rapists. I am just wondering how come one such a popular app like Tinder doesn't already have this background check implemented? Or I am just not aware of.
1. Tinder is a registered and legally approved company. Registering a company costs about $150 dollars and anyone can do it. There is no approval process. You pay the fee and it is registered.Home Depot is a registered and legally approved company and they suffered a massive data security breach years ago. So did Yahoo, Marriott International, Adult Friend Finder, eBay, Equifax, Target, Uber, JP Morgan Chase, Sony PlayStation Network, Anthem, and Adobe. I don’t want to trust Tinder with that data and most other people would probably feel the same way.by the way, I did not give my social security number to Facebook and I hope you did not, either.2. You agreed with me.3. I don’t want just anyone having my fingerprints on file. Before long, some crook will create a system that uses fingerprints from a print card to bypass fingerprint security systems.4. Tinder is SUPPOSED to make a profit. They are a business and that is what businesses do. The fact that they have money does not mean they will voluntarily pay for this and you can’t force them to do it, so, again. . . who is going to pay for this? Answer: the consumer, because the costs of operating a business are ALWAYS borne by the consumer. How many people will sign up for Tinder when the initial registration costs $250?5. “It's a confidential information that should be regulated and approved by the government.” The government does not want to be in the business of regulating Tinder and who in the fuck wants to trust the government? “thoroughly investigated by Google store and Apple store.” So what? Yahoo, Equifax, Chase, eBay, Target. . . You are ignoring what happens in the real world. For every security device or routine that you create today, there are 100 crooks who will start tomorrow looking for a way to work around it.“If some account is REALLY smelly, like so obvious that it's some serial killer or a rapist on the loose, they should inform the police.” I agree, but that will catch very few criminals.
Couldn't have put it better.
correction: I meant "home address" instead of "mobile number" re: her friend/ relative (if she's coming back to my place that is)
although linking to a facebook account could lead to more internet stalking, so it kinda cuts both ways.
They probably think you're not interested in them and want to try hit on their friend lol
@MusicMayhem see my 'correction' comment. Still funny though lol :P
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How can it harm you if you are innocent and have nothing to hide?
I don't mind anyone doing background check on me.
The reply depends on how much of a reader you are ;P
Lol that's actually a great idea!
Well I don't really go on dates with people I just met somewhere in public. Meeting people in public is different, it's PUBLIC and it doesn't always necessary means or indicate romantic/sexual interest. It's different meeting someone face to face, then chatting with someone where the sole purpose IS dating or hooking up. And for your information it's not that easy to do a background check on someone. Tinder doesn't even have an option to send photos or links. That's so bad in my opinion.
Well, I think the question is more about weeding out say rapists or something like that. A lot of women are raped meeting men through dating apps and people get catifshed all the time.
@Shuri No, a tiny minority do as they do with people they meet or know in real life.
Yeah that's also a good suggestion! There's already Tinder+ for users who payed, they add this verification option to that too. I would totally pay for Tinder+ that way.
Yes, even just having to pay greatly reduces the riff raff.
Yeah I get it, we do background checks ourselves. But since everyone will do it anyway, why not make it more user friendly and allow the app to do it for you? I don't see a harm in liking your social security number in order to use the app. It's not like your giving too much personal info, you are just giving a reassurance that you are real and don't have any criminal record behind you. I think whoever is serious about dating/hooking up they shouldn't have problem giving away some info if they are innocent.
Well some countries are not as developed as USA or whatever. Tinder is the only dating app used in my country.
Which country? Tho I think that there must be paid sites but the paid sites usually don't advertise as much as tinder.
What does that have to. domwith this?
That is true, except for what little can be done by a computer. Although it wouldn't cost much to require sending a scan of a driver's license and verifying the location from the IP address. That should only take 30 seconds, and a $5 one-time charge would cover that.
Damn, sorry, it should had been a comment not an opinion 😅I don't think that background check can be effective
Effective background check is possible only in totalitarian state
All the what?