It said it would apply photo-matching to ensure intimate, non-consensual images that have been reported aren't able to be re-uploaded through Facebook's properties, including Messenger and Instagram.The original complaint against Grindr said that hookup app Scruff, which Herrick's ex was also allegedly using to create fake profiles, was able to remove profiles and ban IP addresses. He denied setting up fake accounts but declined to comment further.
In a statement, Grindr said it's "committed to creating a safe environment through a system of digital and human screening tools, while also encouraging users to report suspicious and threatening activities.
While we are constantly improving upon this process, it is important to remember that Grindr is an open platform.
In 2015, Grindr used the CDA to prevail in another case.
It was found not liable in a suit filed by a man who was arrested for a sexual encounter with a minor he met on the app.
According to the complaint, there have been more than 100 reports flagging the fake profiles in Grindr's app, resulting in only generic replies from Grindr ("Thank you for your report.").