More than likely, you—or someone you know— has used Tinder. The popular online dating app has been bringing people together since 2012. But as with all online dating formats, it comes with a risk.
In 2017, a 24-year-old woman’s body was found in a field after her Tinder date with a man who had previous convictions. And earlier this year, a woman in Salt Lake City, Utah, was killed by a registered sex offender who was active on Tinder. Is there a way for Tinder to lead the charge to make dating app usage safer?