Sex offenders online dating
Free dating services owned by Match Group, including Tinder, Plentyof Fish, and Ok Cupid, are frequently used by registered sex offenders.
While Match Group’s subscription-based product, Match.com, screens many users against sex offender registries, people on its other services are left to fend for themselves, according to a disturbing investigation by .
Typically, that involved little more than checking a box agreeing to follow the rules.
occurred through Match.com, it seems likely that the screens do good.
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But extending those screenings to the rest of Match Group’s services would be hard, since several of them don’t collect enough user information to let the company effectively compare people against sex offender registries even if it wanted to.