Match Group — the company behind some of the most popular dating apps out there such as Tinder, OkCupid, and Hinge — has partnered with Garbo to bring a background check feature to its dating platforms, starting with Tinder. Garbo is a non-profit that offers background check services, providing historical personal data such as records of violence and abuse. Background check will also expand to other dating platforms owned by Match Group such as Hinge and OkCupid. The Tinder-owner says it will begin testing the background analysis tool by integrating it with Tinder in the coming months. Garbo describes its goal as a service that aims to prevent gender-based violence by providing low-cost background checks courtesy of data sourced from public records. It flags incidents such as reports of violence or abusive behavior, convictions, harassment, restraining orders, and arrests.
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Facebook enters crowded dating scene — here’s what it means for users
Tinder is an American geosocial networking and online dating application that allows users to anonymously swipe to like or dislike other profiles based on their photos, a small bio, and common interests. Once two users have "matched", they can exchange messages. Tinder launched in within startup incubator Hatch Labs   as a joint venture between IAC and mobile app development firm Xtreme Labs.
Every other way apart from in bars that couples meet has been losing share. Because online dating is now so dominant, we have to ask how singles should respond to this new reality. First, we have to understand the facts of online dating.