Tinder is rolling out new security features, including an “Incognito” mode
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, Tinder is starting to roll out new security features and updating some others, in an effort to make its app safer for everyone.
Tinder has officially announced the deployment of new features aimed at allowing users of the dating application to easier to control how they interact with others.
One of the new features is called “Incognito mode”. Members can still like or dislike profiles in the app, but only those they liked will see them in their recommendations. This will allow them to fully control who sees them when browsing profiles on Tinder, which is handy if you want to avoid your friends or colleagues. Unfortunately, the feature is only available to Tinder+, Gold, and Premium members.
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Tinder strengthens its security
In its new update, Tinder also offers the possibility of block profiles, which allows users to choose who they want to see on Tinder. Thanks to this new feature, when profiles are suggested, members can block them directly, so that they do not reappear. This new feature is therefore in addition to the blocking of contacts and the blocking after a report.
Tinder is also adding long-press reporting, which lets you touch and maintain chat messages to directly initiate the reporting process. This makes it easier to report instances of harassment, hate speech, or other offensive text that violates the app’s Community Guidelines.
Tinder is also updating its “Does This Bother You?” and “Are You Sure?” to expand content it considers inappropriate, including terms related to hate speech, sexual exploitation and harassment. Finally, Tinder is launching a series of healthy dating guides in conjunction with No More, a campaign to end domestic violence and sexual assault. For those who are not used to going through mobile applications to find love, Tinder already provides advice to protect themselves from scams.
Some features like Incognito mode will only come to Android initially, before rolling out to iOS later.