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Love Trouble: Can you protect your privacy when dating online?

Singles have a difficult time being targeted by Cupid’s arrows during the pandemic. But not by advertisers.   Dating apps usage and signup rates spiked during the pandemic. While acknowledging that a split-second swipe on the dating app will never be the same as the romantic chance encounter, the limitations of life in the times of […]

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5 privacy tips for Tinder

Ever heard of Tinder? It’s a new iPhone dating app that lets users select or skip other Tinder users, based solely on looks, with the swipe of a finger. When you sign up for Tindr, you login through Facebook, select your sexual orientation and five Facebook profile pictures you’d like to associate with your account, […]

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OkCupid moderators read private messages between users

OkCupid (and other online dating site) users might be surprised to learn that certain third-party users of the online dating site have been able to read their private correspondence for years now. While OKCupid recently addressed the privacy issue, third party “moderators” are still gaining limited access to some private user information. What sort of […]

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Valentine’s Day privacy tips: 5 ways to make your online love life less public

Happy Valentine’s Day! Yesterday we posted the results of a 1,000-person survey on social networks, online dating, and privacy. Today we present 5 easy ways for people to keep their relationships more private. Feel free to spread the tips (and the love). Keep your passwords and usernames to yourself. Relationships are all about sharing, but […]

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Is Facebook the third wheel in your relationship? Our survey results say yes.

We polled 1,000 people about their online sharing habits and views on privacy surrounding Valentine’s Day, and the results show just how entangled Facebook and other sites have become in people’s romantic relationships. Some of the juiciest findings are below. Respondents could also optionally comment on how the Internet and online privacy has affected their […]

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