Grindr, MyDays, Tinder, Other Apps Leak Personal Data To Advertisers

A Norwegian consumer group says that dating apps, period trackers, and more could be in violation of data privacy laws.

  • Published 14 January 2020

LONDON (AP) — Dating apps including Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder leak personal information to advertising tech companies in possible violation of European data privacy laws, a Norwegian consumer group said in a report Tuesday. The Norwegian Consumer Council said it found “serious privacy infringements” in its analysis of how shadowy online ad companies track and profile smartphone users. The council, a government-funded nonprofit group, commissioned cybersecurity company Mnemonic to study 10 Android mobile apps. It… Read at AP News