Tinder’s background-checking tool partner, Garbo, to shut down

  • Garbo, Tinder’s background-checking tool provider, will shut down at the end of August, ceasing Match Group partnership since 2019.
  • Match Group is seeking alternate providers for safety features, while Garbo intends to shift towards volunteer-run operations.
  • Increased public scrutiny on dating app safety since ProPublica’s 2019 report on sex offenders on dating platform has heightened Match Group’s efforts for user protection.
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