Its Not the Only One. Match Group, which owns most major online dating services, screens for sexual predators on Match — but not on Tinder, OkCupid or PlentyofFish. A spokesperson said, “There are definitely registered sex offenders on our free products.”
How dangerous is Tinder?
The Dangers of Tinder In fact, Qustodio even named it the worst app ever for teens and tweens. Here are a few of the risks: Predators look for teens on Tinder. Teens are only supposed to be able to connect with other teens on Tinder.
Is it dangerous to meet someone on Tinder?
Tinder strongly advises against meeting in your home or apartment for the first time. Coffee is always the better bet -- light, innocent and with witnesses. Meet for the first time in a populated, public place – never in a private or remote location, and never at your home or apartment, Tinder says.
Does Tinder report to police?
Tinder users can easily report instances of abuse or assault in-app or online. We strongly encourage any user who believes they have been a victim of a crime to report it to law enforcement. When a user reports an assault to Tinder, we attempt to identify the alleged perpetrator and block the associated account.
What happens if you accidentally report someone on tinder?
Once you report someone, theyll disappear from your match list and youll disappear from theirs. Like unmatching, reporting is a permanent action.
Can I block someone from seeing me on Tinder?
Want to try to avoid seeing someone on Tinder? With Block Contacts, you can do just that. Share your devices contact list with Tinder, select a contact you want to block, and well do our best to prevent you from seeing each other. You can stop sharing contacts with the Block Contacts feature in your Tinder settings.