[Article] #Tinder users have been #emailing the wrong company

Call it a match made in hell.

New York fashion publicist Katie Sturino named her boutique firm Tinder in 2008 — before the 2012 launch of the dating app with the same name that now boasts 50 million users per month.

Since the dating site exploded, Sturino’s Tinder Inc. site has been flooded with errant e-mails “from people who can’t get dates, don’t understand the app, media requests and someone who just wanted to know if you could find friends on Tinder.”

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[Article] Tinder and hookup #apps blamed for rise in #STDs

NEW YORK, NY — Rhode Island’s Department of Health says that sexually transmitted diseases are way up in the state, in part because of the increase of hookup apps like Tinder.

Between 2013 and 2014, cases of syphilis grew by 79%. HIV infections were up 33% and gonorrhea cases increased by 30%. STD cases for young adults are growing at a faster rate than the rest of the population.

Source: http://fox2now.com/2015/05/26/tinder-and-hookup-apps-blamed-for-rise-in-stds/