Safety concerns of online dating platforms

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Millions of people use online dating apps to find love connections. One company, Match Group, owns some of the most popular (free) apps, including Tinder, OkCupid, Hinge, and Plenty of Fish. One investigation finds that people who use those apps are more likely to be paired with sexual predators than those who use Match's paid site.

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Guest:
Hillary Flynn - Columbia Journalism Investigations Reporter

Host:
Rico Gagliano

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Rosalie Atkinson, Brian Hardzinski, Caleigh Wells