How to Deal With Scammers on Dating Apps? Throw the Bots at 'Em

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It’s been nearly 10 years since swiping left became the gesture of choice for millions of daters with the advent of Tinder.

Since that app first came on the scene Sept. 12, 2012, it seems every single application has tried to suss out the best way for users to burn through potential

Despite it being a decade since, what so many of these apps still struggle with is dealing with bot, spam, and scam accounts

Gizmodo has previously reported on the thousands of people who told the FTC they were scammed through Tinder during the pandemic.

Innocent folks looking for love reported getting scammed out of tens of thousands of dollars, convinced to put down credit card info, or even being threatened after they didn’t want to pay their fees.