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Privacy Risks in Mobile Dating Apps

@article{Choo2015PrivacyRI,
  title={Privacy Risks in Mobile Dating Apps},
  author={Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo and Jody Farnden and Ben Martini},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2015},
  volume={abs/1505.02906}
}
Dating apps for mobile devices, one popular GeoSocial app category, are growing increasingly popular. These apps encourage the sharing of more personal information than conventional social media apps, including continuous location data. However, recent high profile incidents have highlighted the privacy risks inherent in using these apps. In this paper, we present a case study utilizing forensic techniques on nine popular proximity-based dating apps in order to determine the types of data that… 
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