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Facebook Dating launches in US – will privacy concerns put users off?

Facebook Dating launches in US – will privacy concerns put users off?

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Facebook is trying to play cupid as it launches its dating feature for the first time in the US.It is already available in 19 other countries including Canada and Brazil, and is coming to Europe early next year. But with the privacy issues the world's biggest social network has suffered in recent years, will people trust it when it comes to their love life - and how does the app work?Those who use Facebook Dating will have to be over 18 and will have a profile separate from their main one. Image: The app allows people to send a "like" and a corresponding message to any profile they encounter on the service The service, which is free, will suggest possible romantic partners based on their preferences, interests and Facebook activity. ...
K-Pop idol Kang Daniel apologises to fans as it’s confirmed he’s dating TWICE’s Jihyo

K-Pop idol Kang Daniel apologises to fans as it’s confirmed he’s dating TWICE’s Jihyo

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CONFIRMED: Kang Daniel is dating TWICE's Jihyo (Pic: Getty) Earlier this week, it was confirmed that former Wanna One star Kang Daniel and Jihyo of girl group TWICE are dating.Both of the K-Pop idols' agencies released statements confirming the news after rumours began.Now, Kang Daniel has written a letter to his fans apologising for the big news and the way it was revealed.He wrote: "First of all, I'm so sorry to all of you who might have been surprised by the sudden news this morning. Related Articles “I'm so sorry to all of you who might have been surprised by the sudden news”Kang Daniel"I guess I haven't been able to get hold of anything all day, but I'm afraid I'm coming too late."The 22-year-old went on to thank his devotees for fan events they threw for him in cafés and subway
Jack’d gay dating app in payout over leaked nude photos

Jack’d gay dating app in payout over leaked nude photos

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Gay dating app Jack'd will pay $ 240,000 (£189,000) after exposing members' private intimate photos publicly on the internet.Anyone with a web browser who knew where to look could access millions of private photos, even if they did not have a Jack'd account.New York Attorney General Letitia James said the app invaded users' privacy.Online Buddies, which owns the app, failed to fix the problem for a year after being warned by a researcher.Cyber-security researcher Oliver Hough reported the flaw to Jack'd in February 2018 but the company only implemented a fix in February 2019.Ms James said: "The app put users' sensitive information and private photos at risk of exposure and the company didn't do anything about if for a full year just so that they could con
Lauren Goodger wants to find ‘baby daddy’ on Celeb’s Go Dating: ’Is it too much to ask?’

Lauren Goodger wants to find ‘baby daddy’ on Celeb’s Go Dating: ’Is it too much to ask?’

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The TOWIE star revealed earlier this week that she’s set to join the new series of Celebs Go Dating.Lauren Goodger made the announcement on Instagram on Wednesday, sharing a snap of herself alongside fellow contestants Jack Fincham, Megan Barton Hanson, Lee Ryan, Lady Colin Campbell and Nathan Henry.She captioned the snap: “So, ok kept it quiet for a while… but yes I’m doing Celeb’s Go Dating.”And the 32-year-old reality TV star has now revealed exactly what she’s looking for in a potential partner. Related Articles Uploading a sneak peek of the upcoming Channel 4 show, Lauren said: “I’m looking for confidence, someone outgoing and independent and not someone who depends on me.”“I want to have a good family, so a good dad for my kids and a husband and just up for having a bit of fun and
Scruff gay dating app bans underwear photos

Scruff gay dating app bans underwear photos

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Gay dating app Scruff has banned images of men in underwear or swimming trunks, after it was suspended from the Google Play app store several times.Scruff said it had changed its profile picture rules after "repeated suspensions by app store distributors" but declined to specify which stores.The app was most recently suspended from Google Play in January, when it disappeared for three days.Google told BBC News it did not comment on individual apps.Several Scruff members responded to the policy change on social media, threatening to delete their accounts."Craigslist, Backpage, Tumblr, now even Scruff, a gay dating app you have to be of consenting age to use, is censoring how its users can post photos? This isn't looking so good guys," said vlogger Amp Some...