As of October 2016, the app had been downloaded half a million times, and was seeing around 40,000 daily users.
According to a number of Tribe customers, including those who posted publicly and reached out privately, the app sent out SMS invites to everyone in their address books without permission.
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” It made so much sense – where else do you basically have a database of all the down to fuck men in your area?
– and she found it so easy I thought I might as well give it a go.
But it doesn’t take much to tarnish a brand, and violating users’ trust is an easy way to lose a following.
In Tribe’s case, its SMS invite system apparently had an “issue” – or, at least, that’s the official explanation the company is telling users via its Twitter account.
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She doesn’t even want a no-strings hookup – at least not in the way you’d think.