Dating App Sued Over “Sell-By Date” Age Restriction

Courthouse News reports:

A class of romance seekers sued Meet Muse Media, the owner of “not your parents dating app” Snack, accusing the company of age discrimination because it won’t allow singles older than 35 to sign up.

A 37-year-old California man sued the Canadian company Friday in San Diego federal court claiming Snack violates the California Unruh Civil Rights Act, which prohibits businesses from discriminating against customers based on their race, sex, religion and other protected categories.

Plaintiff Geoffrey Taylor of Bakersfield says he tried to sign up with Snack last month, but when he had entered his personal information, including his age, he got a screen that said “100% of snack are under 35” and “looks like you’re past our sell-by date.”

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