According to the blog post, the fake accounts only chat with you if you chat them first.Once they start chatting, many of them have similar scripts.Tinder doesn't currently have any way to report spam in the app, and Symantec suggests that you just "block" any users who you suspect are fake."We are aware of the spammers and have already taken precautions to prevent them from bothering our users," a Tinder spokesperson said in a statement to The Huffington Post.You are then presented with strangers' profiles one by one and you can swipe the person's profile left to essentially "pass" on them and right to "like" them.If both people "like" one another they are connected through an in-app chat feature.
Foreign men could anonymously join in the scam operation and impersonate ladies in hopes of extracting money from their unsuspecting male suitors. Not only would you have to contend with scammers on these sites, but also with the real possibility of your credit card information being stolen. In their opinion, why should they bother with our online dating service when there is so much more opportunity for scamming men elsewhere? Since you do not really know a person until you meet her, it is always risky to travel to another country to meet only one foreign lady.
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Tinder may be the hot new dating app for regular folks and beauty queens, but it's not without flaws.
Cybersecurity company Symantec revealed in a blog post earlier this month that it had come across fake Tinder profiles, which spam people and direct them to an apparent porn site designed to take their money.