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Tinder Adds ‘Panic Button’ to Protect Daters

Not only ride giants like Uber or Ola are adding safety features to apps but Tinder, the dating app also adds new safety features including a panic button too. Match Group, the parent of Tinder announced the features in an official blog post.

The app got emergency assistance, photo verification, and location tracking. The photo verification will help out to tackle catfishing so that no one can dump any person into a relationship based on false information or picture.

The verified photos are then assessed by real-time selfies with human assistance algo. After successful completion of steps, the users will receive a blue-tick showing their credibility. All these features are available in the safety center of the app.

Every day, millions of our members trust us to introduce them to new people, and we’re dedicated to building innovative safety features powered by best-in-class technology that meet the needs of today’s daters.

Elie Seidman, Tinder’s chief executive

Match Group has partnered with Noonlight, an online safety firm that provides emergency assistance. The features are powered by machine learning.

A safe and positive dating experience is crucial to our business.

Match Group CEO Mandy Ginsberg

We’re proud to partner with Match Group and start our integration with Tinder to provide an enhanced level of protection and comfort throughout the dating experience.

Noonlight Co-Founder Nick Droege

Users need to input the details of their date like who they are meeting, where and when. Users can then trigger an emergency button if they found that their safety may be at risk and Noonlight’s certified dispatcher will reach out to the user for assistance.

Ritik Banger

Founder and Editor of The Tech Infinite. An Engineering Graduand who loves to write in Cyber Security, Tech News, Privacy Breaches, and Tutorials.

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