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On Twitter, it's not hard to find users complaining about the practice: Still, Narang says there's another problem.
1.1 In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings: means any online communications infrastructure that We make available through Our Site either now or in the future.
This may include, but is not limited to, contact forms, email, instant messaging, live chat and Forums; 2.1 Welcome to This 2.2 This is a web-based service that allows the User to create, update, and view an online page known as a Crush Tag or Crush Page (herein known as "the Service").
Tinder literally refers to a flammable material; a dry substance ready to burn.
That name couldn't be more appropriate for a dating app with a problem that could leave users steaming.
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Once a user contacts them, a spambot sends enticing programmed messages, tempting to you to join a private session with a live feed of the person undressing.
"It's part and parcel of what to expect when a social network gets popular," he says.In March, Tinder co-founder Sean Rad told the Tinder didn't have problems with fake or spam accounts because users must have Facebook accounts."Not only do you know there is a high likelihood that this is a real person because it’s connected to their Facebook profile, Tinder also tells you who your common friends are, which helps solve that legitimacy issue." But an experiment a few months ago by Brigham Young students, who created a dummy account with only a handful of Facebook friends, dispelled Rad's claim.This type of thing happens often in chat services like Twitter and AIM: The trend isn't a total disaster for Tinder, but it's been late in addressing the issue.And the app doesn't have a streamlined process to fix spam.