All of the other apps indicate the distance between you and the person you’re interested in.By moving around and logging data about the distance between the two of you, it’s easy to determine the exact location of the “prey.” Happn not only shows how many meters separate you from another user, but also the number of times your paths have intersected, making it even easier to track someone down.Happn, in particular, uses Facebook accounts for data exchange with the server.With minimal effort, anyone can find out the names and surnames of Happn users and other info from their Facebook profiles.Our experts studied the most popular mobile online dating apps (Tinder, Bumble, Ok Cupid, Badoo, Mamba, Zoosk, Happn, We Chat, Paktor), and identified the main threats for users.We informed the developers in advance about all the vulnerabilities detected, and by the time this text was released some had already been fixed, and others were slated for correction in the near future.However, not every developer promised to patch all of the flaws.Our researchers discovered that four of the nine apps they investigated allow potential criminals to figure out who’s hiding behind a nickname based on data provided by users themselves.
Over time, Tonight could become more helpful with features like Lyft integration and customizable venue and activity recommendations. The app is available for free for now, although the plan is to monetize either through subscriptions or a per-date model.Android fans haven't been able to use the Hinge dating app for around nine months, but that's all changing.The relationship-minded dating app is now available on Google's mobile OS.Hinge says based on its previous Android user-base that it expects that to grow by 30 percent from current numbers.
Which in turn means better chances at finding long-term love.
And if someone intercepts traffic from a personal device with Paktor installed, they might be surprised to learn that they can see the e-mail addresses of other app users.