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Tinder introduces new safety feature with photo verification technology in Vietnam

FRIDAY, 29/05/2020 11:12:23

Tinder users in Viet Nam will now be able to take selfies for safety with the introduction of ‘Photo Verification’.


Tinder introduces new safety feature with photo verification technology in Viet Nam. Photo verification on Tinder ensures that every match is who they say they are. Photo: Tinder

This new feature uses cutting edge technology that compares a posed photo taken in real-time to the images that appear on a member’s profile. It is designed to enhance the safety of members by ensuring authenticity and increasing trust in member profiles.

"Every day, millions of our members trust us to introduce them to new people, and we’re dedicated to building innovative safety features powered by best-in-class technology that meet the needs of today’s daters," said Elie Seidman, CEO of Tinder. "I’m proud to share this update, which represents an important step in driving our safety work forward."

Photo verification on Tinder ensures that every match is who they say they are. The feature allows members to self-authenticate through a series of real-time posed selfies, which are compared to existing profile photos using human-assisted AI technology. Verified profiles will display a blue checkmark so members can trust their authenticity.

Tinder was introduced on a college campus in 2012 and is the world’s most popular app for meeting new people. It has been downloaded more than 340 million times and is available in 190 countries and more than 40 languages. As of Q1 2020, Tinder had over 6 million subscribers and was the highest grossing non-gaming app globally.

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