Tag Archives: dating apps

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 …

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Thiel-Backed Anti-Vax Cultist Dating App Launches

The Hill reports: There is a long list of failed or now-defunct dating apps aimed at conservatives that have popped up in recent years, including Righter, Donald Dater, TrumpSingles, Patrio and Conservatives Only. Co-founders John McEntee, who was a personal aide to former President Trump and then director of the White House presidential personnel office, and Daniel Huff, a Trump …

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Dating App Launches Fund To Fight Texas Abortion Law

USA Today reports: Austin-based Bumble — no stranger to taking political stands — is creating a relief fund to support reproductive rights and to help people seeking abortions in Texas. A company spokesperson said the money will go towards partner organizations dedicated to protecting reproductive rights. The company also mentioned its plans to support abortion rights in an Instagram post …

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Dating App Launches For “LGBTQ+ Christians”

Religion News Service reports: Adam Evers created the app he’d been longing for. As a gay Christian, he felt caught between two worlds. In LGBTQ spaces, his faith was often an obstacle, because so many in the community have been hurt by churches that believe same-sex relationships contradict Scripture. So on Thursday (June 3), Evers launched believr, an app that …

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WH Partners With Dating Apps For Vaccine Campaign

CNN reports: Starting this week, the White House is hoping Americans swipe right for Covid vaccines, partnering with a series of prominent dating apps to offer incentives to customers who’ve been vaccinated against the coronavirus. Vaccinated users on Tinder, Hinge, OKCupid, BLK, Chispa, Plenty of Fish, Bumble, and Badoo will gain access to premium content “like boosts, super likes, and …

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British Dating App Openly Ranks Users’ Attractiveness

Newsweek reports: A U.K. dating app is approaching the matchmaking process in a whole new way, one that has the potential to abolish someone’s ego. The app, called Once, has updated its service to include a ranking of the app user’s attractiveness. The number rating, which ranges from one to five seemingly based on a user’s physical appearance, is said …

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