February 13th, 2017
October 2016: The parties in this case reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed, and the action was voluntarily dismissed . June 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Grindr LLC for allegedly deceptively marketing its online dating service without adequately disclosing important information, including that consumers have the right to
July 31st, 2020
March 2020: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. Later in March, one of the class members filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the approval of the settlement agreement. September 2019: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement that would provide class members with a cash award or voucher
February 13th, 2017
Looking for love online has its own challenges.
July 25th, 2016
July 2015: This action was dismissed . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. April 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Tinder for, among other things, allegedly falsely advertising the Tinder dating app. According to the complaint, Tinder markets the app as “free” when, in reality, consumers need to pay for services
April 18th, 2016
Is your bank giving out information on changes to your credit card accounts?
November 5th, 2014
What’s love got to do with it? In the case of one online dating service, nothing at all, says the FTC.
September 25th, 2014
In September 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against It’s Just Lunch! for allegedly claiming to be “the world’s #1 personalized matchmaking service” when it actually delivers unsuitable matches, including matches with married people. According to the complaint, the service also claims it provides “personalized matchmaking & dating services” when, in reality, it chooses matches
October 24th, 2011
Thank God for porn! No, really – did you know that many of the Internet’s innovative advances have been pioneered or substantially boosted by the $1 billion adult entertainment industry? The development of online payment systems, streaming content, live chat, and even broadband usage have all been driven, at least in part, by porn. On
April 13th, 2015
Class-action lawsuit takes a swipe at online dating app’s new policy to charge for unlimited likes.
September 17th, 2019
Just how elite — and “highly educated” — are the singles on this dating site?
February 12th, 2018
From “Belgian chocolates” made in the U.S. to knockoff engagement rings, be wary of these roadblocks to love.
January 4th, 2018
UK ad watchdog tells dating site to dump “scientifically proven” claim.
May 1st, 2017
In April 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against OkCupid (an online dating service) for allegedly enticing users to pay to connect with “A-List” users who have “liked” their profile when, according to the complaint, the users who pay the monthly fee learn that most, if not all, of the users who “like” them are
December 14th, 2016
FTC takes action against dating site’s fake profiles.
November 10th, 2015
In October 2015, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Avid Life Media, Inc. and Avid Dating Life, Inc. d/b/a Ashley Madison for, among other things, allegedly deceptively representing that AshleyMadison.com (a website for married people who are looking to have extramarital affairs) had 5.5 million female profiles (or 30% of its users) when, in reality,
June 15th, 2015
In April 2015, plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed a class-action lawsuit they filed against Match.com. The complaint, which was filed earlier that same month, alleged that the company deceptively marketed its online dating service without adequately informing consumers of certain information, including that consumers have the right to cancel their contact. The lawsuit was dismissed without prejudice,
April 9th, 2015
In March 2015, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Tinder, Inc. (an online dating application for mobile phones where users “swipe” their finger across the screen to either approve or pass on a potential match). According to the complaint, Tinder falsely markets its app as a “free online dating app” when, in reality,
February 9th, 2015
What the dating site actually means when it says 25,000 people join every day.
August 14th, 2014
National Advertising Division recommends dating site discontinue No. 1 claims.
February 13th, 2013
This person sounds like a great catch—“kind, sociable and fluffy”—what more could you want?