Grindr and OkCupid Spread Out Personal Details, Learn Says

Prominent dating services like Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder are distributing user facts like matchmaking selection and precise area to marketing and advertising firms in many ways which could break privacy rules, based on an innovative new document that evaluated many of the world’s more downloaded Android apps.

Grindr, the world’s most well known homosexual relationship software, transmitted user-tracking rules together with app’s term to above twelve companies, in essence marking those with their intimate positioning, according to the document, which was launched Tuesday by Norwegian Consumer Council, a government-funded nonprofit organization in Oslo. Continue reading