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Tinder Social gets a beating for outing users to Facebook friends

Well, this did not go as planned. On Wednesday, Tinder launched a pilot to test out a new feature, Tinder Social, which allows groups of friends to match with other groups of friends. Rolling out to a select test audience in Australia, the feature was immediately pilloried online and in the media as an invasion of privacy. SEE ALSO: Original Shapes biscuits on sale for $50 because everyone hates the new recipe Here's how it works: To form a group on Tinder, the app shows you a list of your Facebook friends who may or may not also be on the app — it's not clear, although Mashable has reached out to Tinder for clarification.
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