What is Tinder?
Tinder is a location-based social media app, mostly used as a dating service. You can 'like' another user by swiping right or 'pass' by swiping left on their photo. If you and another user 'like' each other, you become a match and are able to message one another online. You can create a Tinder profile using your Facebook account or your phone number.
How do people use Tinder?
Learn more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use online relationship services like Tinder.
How can you report online abuse, ask for content to be removed or block someone?
- Report an abusive image or message to Tinder
How to report abusive or offensive images and messages to Tinder or request the removal of content.
- Are you concerned about another user's safety
Advice on what to do if you are concerned about another user’s safety.
- 'Unmatch' another user
How to stop another user contacting you if you have already 'matched'.
- Report a fake profile
How to report an impersonation or fake profile.
How can you protect your personal information?
- Safety, security and privacy
Learn how to control your security and privacy settings and make your account as secure as possible.
- Control information shared by Facebook with Tinder
To use Tinder, you can log in with your Facebook account. Adjust your Facebook settings to control which information and photos are shared with Tinder.
- If your account has been hacked
Advice on what do to if you notice suspicious activity on your account.
Key safety links
- Make a support request
How to contact Tinder directly with safety and privacy concerns or other questions.
- Dating safety and online safety tips
Online dating safety advice which includes meeting a Tinder match in person.