The site is known for its quizzes, and multiple-choice questions, which it uses to generate matches for its users.2) Tinder Another product from the IAC stable, “hookup app” Tinder has seen a spike in popularity among Indian users, especially in the last 18-24 months.New Delhi: Earlier this week, a hacker group named “Impact Week” hacked Ashley Madison, the dating site for cheaters, and in the process, compromised user data, pictures, credit card information and sexually explicit chats.The objective of the hack, according to reports, is to “blackmail the site into shutting down,” primarily because of their “morally dubious business model.” The Canadian site boasts of nearly 40 million users (37 million users), whose data is now at stake.
That number, was expected to rise to 115 million by 2015.Dedicated to verified college students and alumni (via education database). Alumni cannot initiate or respond to contact or post status updates. Members only see intersection of what they are looking for and what other members are looking for. Free messaging and status posting for undergraduates (5 messages/day limit).With dating sites (and apps) coming under the hackers’ radar, here are five such platforms Indian users should be wary of.
1) Ok Cupid Founded in 2004 by Harvard University students, Chris Coyne, Christian Rudder, Sam Yagan and Max Krohn, the online dating site was rated among Time Magazine’s top 10 dating sites in 2007.
It also came under scrutiny after a flaw in the app revealed users’ exact locations for months.