Capitol rioters lured and reported to FBI by women on dating app Bumble

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2021/01/18/capitol-rioters-lured-and-reported-to-fbi-by-women-on-dating-app-bumble.html

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“With this ring and silver bracelets, I thou duly wed, you to be the bride, to the full wrath fury of the United States Justice System.”

Note: There is no consent required here, it is granted by the presiding judge.

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So Bumble is protecting insurgents against the United States by removing the political affiliation identification? So daters on Bumble have to find out their potential date is a Nazi the hard way?

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The filter for politics is/was optional, just like all the other filters; many people choose not to include it.

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That’s how my wife and I were interpreting it. It seemed like an odd move.

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That’s a pretty sweet honey trap!

(on Bumble, no less!)

:honeybee:

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I :heart_eyes: these anti-fascist patriots. I’m sure they’ll find workarounds to keep baiting. Add the letter Q as its own sentence. Something like that.

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via The Sun:

Or, you know, if you’d like a link to the actual article: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/13759979/women-reporting-capitol-rioters-on-bumble-to-fbi/

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So, Zello was willing to look the other way when they were told their app was being used by racists and violence prone conspiracists to plan and execute anti-American operations (as per WNYU’s “On the Media” reporters) and Bumble cracks down on users trying to help law enforcement identify seditionists. Got it.

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Is The Sun really the best news source that one could find here?

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The insurrectionists need to watch more monty python

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Oh, I really needed that laugh!

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I remember reading stories about people catfishing ISIS 5 or 6 years ago. This is exactly like that.

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This could be a real game-changer for the FBI to generate leads.

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I wondered what happened to all those trump / maga / right wing dating sites / apps we used to read about and… yeah, I just checked and they’re all dead.

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Why would you EVER link to the Sun?

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Many women on the dating app Bumble saw an opportunity to flush out into the open some of the looking-for-dates MAGA bro’s involved in the insurrection on the Capitol in Washington, D. C. by posing as conservatives.

Was this sentence ghostwritten by Yoda?

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Except for the misplaced apostrophe in bro’s this is a completely grammatically correct sentence.

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Or…Bumble just doesn’t want users to leave, even if they’re Nazis. Since the Nazis are outnumbered, a boycott by users who aren’t Nazis might get them to reconsider if their amoral brains have any common sense.

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The word “misuse” is misused.