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Dark Mobile Dating Game in China Teaches Women to Spot Manipulative Pick-Up Artists

Four university students in Guangzhou city, China recently launched a mobile dating game aimed to help women identify a pick up artist.

The developers of the game were inspired to create the app, “PUA Investigative Report,” after hearing online groups offering men courses on how to manipulate women into total submission, sometimes resorting to violence.

Grindr President Scott Chen Backtracks After Saying Marriage is ‘between a man and a woman’

Scott Chen, the president of gay dating app Grindr, has backtracked on his recent comments on the issue of gay marriage after generating backlash from within the app’s own community.

Chen had earlier wrote in a lengthy Facebook post that he believes “marriage is a holy matrimony between a man and a woman.” It was posted just days after voters in Taiwan rejected same-sex marriage in a referendum.

China Shuts Down 12 Dating Apps After ‘Women’ Turn Out to Be AI Bots

Chinese authorities shut down multiple dating apps after hundreds of thousands of customers complained that the sexy women they were chatting with online turned out to be artificial intelligence (AI) bots.

A dozen dating apps run by 21 firms in China have been closed down over fraud allegations, according to a report by the New Express (via the South China Morning Post). Clients who were seeking dates online found themselves communicating with AI computer programs in some of the apps.