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Facebook Dating is “not just hook-ups” says Zuckerberg

Facebook Dating is “not just hook-ups” says Zuckerberg

Facebook Dating was a subject of Mark Zuckerberg's keynote this morning at F8 2018. There, the CEO and co-founder of Facebook suggested Facebook would be doing more to get people together. He quoted a figure: 200m people on Facebook are listed as single. Zuckerberg made clear he wants to be the cupid that puts all people together, forever.

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Tinder app broken by Facebook: Here’s the workaround [Update: It’s back!]

Tinder app broken by Facebook: Here’s the workaround [Update: It’s back!]

Facebook probably didn't expect its privacy and API changes to impact peoples' love lives today, but it has inadvertently taken Tinder offline in the process. The dating app uses Facebook to authenticate its users and, it seems, wasn't set up to deal with the changes in the social network's policies.

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Tinder Feed, the dating app’s social updates feature, rolls out to everyone

Tinder Feed, the dating app’s social updates feature, rolls out to everyone

Tinder introduced a new feature called Feed in December, one that makes the dating app feel a bit like an actual social network. At the time, Tinder Feed was only available to users on a limited basis; only people in New Zealand, Australia, and Canada were getting access to the test. That is changing as of today, with Tinder quietly updating its announcement to reveal a global rollout to all users.

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Tinder login vulnerability gave access using only user’s phone number

Tinder login vulnerability gave access using only user’s phone number

A major Tinder security vulnerability has been revealed by Appsecure security researchers. The issue left Tinder accounts potentially exposed to infiltrators by only requiring a phone number to log in. This was due to issues with the Facebook API and the Tinder app's login process, both of which have already been fixed.

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Tinder Plus age-based pricing ruled discrimination by California court

Tinder Plus age-based pricing ruled discrimination by California court

While Tinder itself is a free app, some of the features are locked behind a subscription-based paywall. Users who want access to those features must pay more to get them, and in doing so they have two options: buy Tinder Plus or buy Tinder Gold. The Tinder Plus subscription was recently the focus of a lawsuit accusing the company of engaging in age-based discrimination.

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YouTube Red’s next original series is a Tinder-based comedy called ‘Swipe Right’

YouTube Red’s next original series is a Tinder-based comedy called ‘Swipe Right’

YouTube Red's original programs have yet to catch up to those from Netflix and Amazon in terms of quality and viewership, but the premium service continues to expand its catalog of content. The company has now greenlit a scripted comedy series based on the dating app Tinder, titled — wait for it — Swipe Right, and focuses on a woman who decides to go on a date with all 252 of her Tinder matches.

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Tinder Gold lets users pay to see their likes, becomes top-grossing app

Tinder Gold lets users pay to see their likes, becomes top-grossing app

Popular dating app Tinder rolled out a new optional, paid subscription feature this week dubbed Tinder Gold, allowing users to find out who has liked them without the need to do the same by swiping to the right. This certainly isn't the first paid option Tinder has debuted, but what's interesting is that the app shot to the number one spot on the top-grossing list in the iOS App Store only a day after Tinder Gold launched.

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New Tinder redesign distracts you from dating hell

New Tinder redesign distracts you from dating hell

Those of you who use Tinder on the regular will notice that the app looks quite a bit different today. Tinder has delivered a new redesign that aims to make the process of looking through another user's profile even faster. Also on the docket are larger photos, putting them front and center when you're swiping through profiles.

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Tinder Gold cuts the mystery, shows all the likes you’ve received

Tinder Gold cuts the mystery, shows all the likes you’ve received

If you'd prefer your Tinder experience to be a bit more efficient, Tinder has a new upcoming subscription option that's right up your alley. The love-finding app has introduced a new option called 'Gold,' and it lets users pay to see how many likes they've received from others, helping them jump straight to the potential matches and get the process underway. Of course, you have to pay if you want to play.

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Tinder Select is real, but only for the rich and beautiful

Tinder Select is real, but only for the rich and beautiful

Tinder has found a lot of success among singles because of its streamlined approach to online dating, but we're learning today that there may be more to Tinder than meets the eye. According to a new report, Tinder has been operating a separate dating service called Tinder Select for months now. Only a few people know about it too, thanks to its invite-only nature.

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Tinder Smart Photos algorithm wants to make your profile more appealing

Tinder Smart Photos algorithm wants to make your profile more appealing

Lots of people use Tinder today and if you don't get as many swipes on your profile as you would like, Tinder has something new that might help you out. The new Smart Photos algorithm is a new system that will alternate the first photos seen by people viewing your profile and then notes the responses to the photos as they swipe on your profile.

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Tinder Social launches to bring groups together for a night out

Tinder Social launches to bring groups together for a night out

Tinder has decided to try its hand at the social scene, today announcing that it will be rolling out Tinder Social in the US and other, less specific countries. Tinder Social seems to operate much in the same way Tinder does, except instead of focusing on one-on-one dating, it will match groups of Tinder users with other groups who are interested in sharing a night out together, whether that's going out for drinks or hitting up a concert.

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