The forum for free speech offered by the internet, particularly social media, is so often a used for aggression or trolling and the negative implications of Hater could contribute to this.
Is Hater, aside from its more light-hearted elements, a dangerous game to play?
Worryingly, crime against those on dating apps is on the rise as they increase in popularity.
The UK’s National Crime Agency said that rapes linked to online dating rose from 33 in 2009 to 184 in 2014, and they’re still growing.
Which is why a new app has been developed to help people stay safe while seeking out potential beaus.
He also told us, “We utilize big data to verify that none of our users have a checkered past, something Daisy and the rest should have done.” Other dating sites follow a similar process - e Harmony also scans for sex offenders, and Match has agreed to clamp down on users with a criminal record.
But one dating app is doing what most others don’t and helping women - and men - to feel safe when they meet someone new, by conducting a background check on everyone who signs up.
Gatsby, a new swiping-based mobile dating app, uses profile information to search publicly available databases which include criminal records and sex offender registries.
Offering further rationale for the exclusive platform, it says: “For those of you in the public eye, privacy and authenticity in dating are a key concern.
It’s why we’ve tapped into a ready-made community of like-minded singles.”The app will be free for the first 1,000 members in each city, with the rollout taking place in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, London and Tokyo.