Extortion is the use of non-physical force or threats to persuade another person to do something for you. Naturally, with the growth of the Internet, social media and apps, extortion has been taken to a whole new level, which brings us to sextortion. Usually when you meet someone on an online dating site like match. However, that's not always the worst case scenario. There are people out there using these sites and apps to uncover some dirty laundry on the person and then blackmail them. Have you met someone online or using a hookup app and exchanged some naughty conversations or nude photos and now the person you thought was interested in the same thing is now threatening to tell your job, your family or the police unless you give them money?
A beta version of the service is being launched this week to serve users in Moscow, but Flirtic.
The site targets people from 18 to 35 years of age seeking a quality dating experience geared more for fun rather than marriage. Flirtic offers innovative online matchmaking functions which calculate the compatibility of a potential couple based on the of a wide variety of simple psychological tests. In Junethe prominent Russian venture fund Almaz Capital Partners provided a round of financing of an undisclosed amount to develop Flirtic in Russian and English speaking communities.
The main players operating in the Russian online dating market are dating giants Mamba. The latter, launched by Fast Lane Ventures inrecently completed a round of investment with a Japanese venture fund. Western dating giants Match.
In Februarythe site claimed it had reached more than 1 million Russian users in one year and that it attracted 13, daily users. East-West Digital News is a news, research and event agency dedicated to tech innovation and digital industries in Eastern Europe. Through its news sites and industry reports, EWDN provides international audiences with updated information and deep market analysis.
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