Registration was successful!
Please follow the link from the email sent to

Tinder Dating App to Roll Out Panic Button and Safety Check-Ins

Subscribe
So far, one of the most popular dating apps, Tinder, has focused only on safety efforts aimed at monitoring abusive language and uploaded photos.

Tinder's parent company Match Group Inc. has teamed up with Noonlight - a safety platform that can trigger requests to emergency services, to enhance the app by allowing a user hit a panic button as well as receive a check-in.

The new feature will let users add information such as the time and details about the other person prior to the date. Then, if the user triggers an alert, Noonlight can share the information, along with the user’s real-time location, with emergency services.

French bulldog - Sputnik International
Tinder-Inspired Adoption App Helps Dog Lovers Match With Man's Best Friend
This is Tinder's first step to look out for its users' real-time safety, as the company has been criticised for lacking safety measures in the wake of rising sexual assaults and crimes, often connected with the use of dating apps.

Previously, the company only had moderators who were looking into cases of abusive language and inappropriate photos.

The new feature will be available to US users at the end of January, while others will enjoy it in the coming months.

Newsfeed
0
To participate in the discussion
log in or register
loader
Chats
Заголовок открываемого материала