Tinder Settles Age Bias Case For $17.3M In Cash And 'Likes'

Law360 (January 22, 2019, 9:31 PM EST) -- Tinder will shell out an estimated $17.3 million worth of subscription features and cash to settle claims the company overcharged dating app users based on their age, according to a proposed agreement filed Sunday in California federal court.

Lisa Kim brought a putative class action against Tinder, which is owned by Match Group Inc., alleging in June that the dating app developer violated California civil rights and consumer protection laws by discriminating against people over the age of 29, charging them more than younger users for its premium Tinder Plus and Tinder Gold services.

Tinder denied any wrongdoing and won't admit...

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