Scammers are using new online platforms to take advantage of their victims, with dating and romance scams making up one fifth of losses amounting to millions of dollars, across all scams reported to the ACCC’s Scamwatch service in 2019.
The creators of a dating app have been forced to resort to traditional outdoor billboard advertising, after their ads were turned down by social media which found them too daring.
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A third (35%) of Aussies have used Internet and online dating apps, with the number using the apps rising to half among millennials.
Nine mobile dating apps analysed by Kaspersky Labs have been found to be leaking data of one kind or another, with some allowing the discovery of the identity of the users.
Publishers generated revenues of more than US$89 billion globally from app downloads and usage last year as downloads reached 90 billion, according to a new report on the mobile app economy.
Hinge, a dating app developed in the US and widely reported as a “Tinder” killer has been re-launched in Australia this week.
Apart from the dangers of fake Tinder websites and apps, cheeky chatbots are luring its users to reveal personal and financial details.
Parents are undoubtedly concerned about their children accessing adult content on the Internet. But, the difficulties of preventing that happening are highlighted by research that reveals than half — 56% — of Australian parents have no online parental controls in place, and more than a quarter have no idea how to protect their children on their digital devices.
You may have thought it; now numbers back it up... Pokémon Go is the biggest mobile game ever as measured by daily active users.
Lifestyle applications such as dating and navigation, and eBooks, are slated to become the highest growth area for the global app market over the next five years, but still trailing games which continue to account for the largest share of revenues.
Facebook went down yesterday for approximately one hour, with the Lizard Squad hackers taking credit but Facebook saying it caused the accidental outage itself.
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