Tinder's random encounter platform will pay a total of $ 23 million about 230,000 people who filed a lawsuit on collective claims against the US company, by discriminating at a higher price for consumers aged 30 or older, according to an out-of-court settlement released today.
The lawsuit was filed last April in a court in California where "discrimination" was imposed on consumers over 29 years of age, with twice as much subscription fees for Tinder Plus or Tinder Gold as having some additional benefits . with regard to the free service.
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The company based in West Hollywood (California) justifies this price difference by ensuring that adolescents and 20-year-olds have lower purchasing power and need lower prices to use the service but the plaintiffs believe it represents exercise for age discrimination.
With the agreement, each of 230,000 plaintiffs will automatically receive 50 "Super Likes" (payment option to show great interest in knowing a particular person on the platform), which would amount to a $ 50 payout.