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Tinder, Grindr age policies face scrutiny after child rape reports - CNET

8 days ago   |   By CNET

The UK government wants to know how the dating apps are trying to keep children safe.
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Dating apps face questions over age checks after report exposes child abuse

8 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

The UK government has said it could legislate to require age verification checks on users of dating apps, following an investigation into underage use of dating apps published by the Sunday Times yesterday.
The newspaper found more than 30 cases of child rape have been investigated by police related to use of dating apps including Grindr and Tinder since 2015. It reports that one 13-year-old boy with a profile on the Grindr app was raped or abused by at least 21 men.
The Sunday Times also found 60 further instances of child sex offences related to the use of online dating services...
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