“Bumble is passionate about helping people connect confidently, safely and in an environment where they feel empowered,” a company rep told Tech Crunch.
“Chappy shares this same values and has created a product for an audience that week feel is very underserved.
We're investigating this site and will take appropriate action."Facebook's terms of service require those who want to collect data from its pages to apply for permission, which Cirio and Ludovic did not do when they pulled down publicly available profile information on a million Facebook users.
(They aren't the first to scrape a million Facebook profiles.)Cirio and Ludovic say they will take down a user's profile, if a person asks and the site doesn't have any indication they are actually trying to make any money.
Toronto police have arrested a Thornhill man who allegedly used an online dating site to meet woman and ultimately defraud them of money.
Police say Shaun Rootenberg, 49, met his alleged victims on the e Harmony website, but what followed was anything but harmonious.
At least, that's the approach taken by two provocateurs who launched this week, with profiles – names, locations and photos – scraped from publicly accessible Facebook pages.Love can only blossom if users fall for both the human and the pet.: This website for lonely sea captains was, at its inception, presumed by many to be a hoax.Using the alias Shaun Rothberg, police say he became romantically involved with several women, gaining their trust and convincing them to give him money for investment purposes.“The funds were never invested,” police wrote in a release.