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Mingle2 Integrates RealMe to Implement Background Checks

Free dating platform Mingle2 is now offering its members the chance to check the identity of all potential matches, following the integration of RealMe.

RealMe aims to cultivate safety and trust in online dating, providing access to its extensive database of more than 275 million ‘Reputation Profiles’. These include important background information, such as criminal and court records, sex offender status, marital status, lawsuits, and personal reviews.

There has been a reported 32% increase in harassment and/or harm to dating app users in the last 12 months, according to a recent survey conducted by RealMe and Global Dating Insights.

Additional studies from The Pew Research Centre also found that 44% of women on dating apps have been called an ‘offensive name’, and 19% have experienced threats of physical harm.

Jean Liang, CEO if Mingle2, said in a statement: “With more than 600,000 new members every month, Mingle2 is home to millions of singles searching for a connection.

“With that comes a huge responsibility to keep our members safe and integrating RealMe into our platform is an incredibly straightforward and simple way of doing so.”

Mingle2 is offering a $1 trial that grants full access to other members’ background information and reputation details. The RealMe integration is currently live on the Mingle2 website and will go live on iOS and Android next week.

Founder and CEO of RealMe Jeff Tinsley added: “By investing in its members’ safety, Mingle2 offers singles a level of integrity and trust that has long been missing from the online dating space.”

Visit the Mingle2 website here.

Luke Smith

Luke is the Editor for Global Dating Insights. Originally from London, he achieved a BA in Journalism from De Montfort University, Leicester. An experienced content writer, he enjoys a variety of sports, with a keen passion for his football team, Fulham FC.

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