Tinder ‘Swipes Left’ On Russia, Will Exit Country By June 30

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  • Dating site Tinder officially has announced its exit from Russia, one year into the Ukraine crisis. Match Group, the owner of the famous dating app, announced on Monday that it will leave Russia by June 30, citing the need to preserve human rights
  • “We are committed to protecting human rights,” the organization stated in its annual impact report, which was released on Monday.
  • Match Group, whose brands include dating apps like Hinge and PlentyOfFish in addition to Tinder, announced that its brands were taking steps to “restrict access” to services and would withdraw completely from the Russian market by June 30.