Etisalat UAE blocks Tinder app - report

Tuesday 20 January 2015 | 14:27 CET | News
The matchmaking mobile app Tinder has reportedly been blocked by UAE operator, Etisalat. According to 7Days, Tinder users in the UAE have complained that they are unable to operate the app properly when trying to access it on the Etisalat network. Media reports in the UAE have suggested that users can no longer see photos when they log on to Tinder on the Etisalat network.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Du / Etisalat
Countries: United Arab Emirates
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