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Hinge To Use Video Verification To Combat Love Scammers

Updated: Oct 27, 2022

Hinge, the "Designed to be Deleted" dating app, is adding video verification as an added security measure to combat scam accounts as well as catfishing. Match Group, which operates the app, calls the feature Selfie Verification and is part of a broader crackdown on scammers on dating platforms.

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Credit: Hinge

Selfie Verification will require users to take a video selfie through the app to confirm they're an actual person and not a fake. The app will then use a combination of machine learning technology and human moderators to “compare facial geometries from the video selfie to photos on the user’s profile”, which will result