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However, in April this year, tech site Ars Technica reported on a security flaw on the website, where signed up users have their “site password exposed each time they sign in because the dating site doesn’t use HTTPS encryption to protect its login page.” currently serves 25 countries and is available in eight languages.In 2014, launched a dating app called “Stream”, which is similar to Tinder.The site is known for its quizzes, and multiple-choice questions, which it uses to generate matches for its users.2) Tinder Another product from the IAC stable, “hookup app” Tinder has seen a spike in popularity among Indian users, especially in the last 18-24 months.
Besides apps like Tinder and sites like Ok Cupid, which have emerged as popular options among Indian users, there are several indigenous apps like Truly Madly, Thrill, Waltzz, Krush, Footloose No More, Sirf Coffee and Woo, which are gaining popularity among users.
Since its launch in 2014 as a website, Truly Madly, according to a Tech Crunch report in March this year, has “reached 200,000 downloads...” with a females forming a third of its ever expanding user base.
That month, Truly Madly finished a Series A funding round that saw it raise .6 million.
The app, which has been mainly targeted towards “millenials” or those between the age of 18-34, claims to have nearly 1.6 billion swipes (you swipe right on Tinder for a match), with 26 million matches per day, as of April.
Estimates on Mashable suggest that “the app has been downloaded by more than 50 million users to date.” However, in March this year, a security flaw meant that the app was tweaked by hackers to make men flirt with men.