Dating App Privacy Violations? Attorneys Investigate Hinge, OkCupid and Tinder

Last Updated on February 29, 2024

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Illinois residents who used Hinge, OkCupid or Tinder and went through the photo or selfie verification process.
What’s Going On?
Attorneys working with have reason to believe the dating apps illegally collected users’ facial geometries when they were asked to upload a video selfie to confirm they matched their photos. They’re now gathering users to take action against the dating platforms over potential privacy violations.
What Am I Signing Up For?
You’re signing up to take part in something known as “mass arbitration.” While different than a class action lawsuit, this relatively new legal technique allows a large group of people to simultaneously take action over an alleged wrongdoing.
Does It Cost Anything to Sign Up?
It costs nothing to sign up and the attorneys only get paid if they win your claim.
Could I Get Money from This?
There are no guarantees; however, Illinois privacy law states that companies may be required to pay up to $5,000 per violation.