Dallas-based Match Group is doubling its romance as Americans continue to get vaccinated and more mobile – and they want to invest in safety, too.
In a letter to shareholders, Match said it will invest $ 100 million in technology and moderation efforts that will support a safer online dating experience and build trust with users.
“Our focus is on investing in hiring the best in product and engineering, working with third-party experts who know the problems best, and adding cutting-edge features to our platforms to promote safe environments,” wrote Shar Dubey , CEO of Match, to the investors.
The Dallas-based company owns a number of hugely popular dating apps, including Tinder, Hinge, and PlentyOfFish, as well as niche dating apps like BLK for black singles and Chispa for Latinos.
The announcement builds on measures that Match has taken to improve security for users. Previous steps include partnering with leading sexual violence organization RAINN and a seven-figure investment …