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We Are Investigating Sexual Violence and Dating Apps

We’re not done digging. Now we need your story.

Columbia Journalism Investigations and ProPublica analyzed more than 150 incidents of sexual assault involving dating apps, culled from a decade of news reports, civil lawsuits and criminal records. Read our findings.

We’re not done digging. Now we need YOUR story.

Have you been affected by sexual violence after using Match, OKCupid, Tinder or any other dating app? Even if you didn’t report it, please fill out our survey.

Tell us your story

Questions? Contact our reporters at: [email protected].

  • Your information will not be published without your permission.
  • The survey will take about seven minutes.
  • You can choose to allow a reporter to contact you.

If you have been affected by sexual assault and would like confidential help and support, please call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-656-4673 to talk to a trained staff member from a nearby group that helps victims of sexual assault.

Keith Cousins is an investigative reporter working for Columbia Journalism Investigations. Email him at kjc2160@columbia.edu and follow him on Twitter @KeithJCousins.

Elizabeth Naismith Picciani is an investigative reporter for Columbia Journalism Investigations. Email her at a.elizabeth@columbia.edu and follow her on Twitter @ElizabethPicc.

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