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'We Swipe Left' On Tinder's 'Discriminatory' Pricing, Court Says

A California appeals court said Tinder had to stop charging more for people age 30 and over to use its Tinder Plus premium service, saying it was discriminatory.
A California judge said "we swipe left, and reverse" a lower court's ruling. Source: Leon Neal

A California appeals court has found the dating app Tinder's pricing model to be discriminatory and says the company must stop charging older customers more for its paid premium service.

Tinder has argued that the pricing difference on

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