How dating apps frustrate you into paying for them

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You’ll have a higher chance at finding love if you pay for dating apps’ features or subscriptions. That’s what some dating app slogans claim. 

“Twice more dates, 15 times more matches, more exceptional connections,” the ads for Hinge, Bumble and Tinder read. 

But should you spend money on dating apps? A number of researchers and users with whom CBC News spoke say these companies are doing ethically questionable things —  like restricting the pool of users — to try to convince you to.

Pressured to pay

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Dominique Laurencelle, who is 37 and lives in Victoria, has been using dating platforms on and off for

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