What is Tinder and Why has it become the Focus of Debate? People who have considered online dating desperate find it much easier to download the simple app, link to Facebook and swipe away.But, dismissing this app would be a mistake, and I can give you 50 million reasons in 196 countries worldwide to convince you. Over the past few months, I've used Tinder Plus (premium subscription / worldwide) to "informally research" Tinder users (women and men) across a wide age-range (25-50) all over the world. Here are examples copied from Tinder profiles in the United States: Not looking for a hook-up, but thanks for the thought . Afraid of matching and chatting with a married person? Oh, but wait, it also happens in bars, restaurants, at speed dating events, and through matchmaking services. Trust your instincts and make sure your partner is on the same page.
Another detective, Mario Orlando, reached out to women who had ads on He posed as an interested customer and would pass the phone to Kim Checkeye, executive director of Truth for Women, a nonprofit group that helps victims of sex trafficking.If the woman didn’t hang up, Checkeye offered help.Photo Gallery: Detectives posed as women and men on the website "Backpage" and called both men soliciting prostitutes and the prostitutes themselves warning them they could be arrested for their activities online at the Monroe County DA's detective office in Stroudsburg on Friday, July 21, 2017.The cellphones rang almost nonstop for hours Friday in the small office in Stroudsburg.