Narang has practical advice: "Remain cautious and remain skeptical.If you look at some of the profiles and there's some sketchy aspects: they don't have any shared interests, the pictures are kind of risque, the tag lines are very strange, when you engage with a person and they ask you to click on links and go to a webcam, that's a scam." If you're having problems with the app, let us know in the comments.It’s a girl’s game, and that’s been a monumental concern alone, Gunnarson stated.
Link baiting and phishing are common practice online.
"It's part and parcel of what to expect when a social network gets popular," he says.
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.
And here's where the scam really happens: At the top of the page it says your credit card is needed — just to make sure you're over 18. But it's not: On the bottom of the page, in tiny print, details say you're really being charged as much as $80 a month by a company called
Attempts at finding out more from the contact number on the csapprove site led to a terse exchange with a Florida-based customer service agent and manager who said they couldn't talk unless I had an account and was charged.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.With an Android version of the app on the way, he says it's possible the app will be more bogged down by spammers than the i OS version.He says he's found a correlation between newly released apps and spam, with a larger percentage for Android.Our requests for comment were not returned by Tinder.On Twitter, it's not hard to find users complaining about the practice: Still, Narang says there's another problem.It is an exact interesting, delightful and enticing experience you do not need to miss.It is a girl’s game, and that’s been a great concern in itself, Gunnarson stated.There's no way to report it in the app; instead Tinder only allows users to block spam accounts.Meaning, if you have concerns, you have to send Tinder an email or tweet.