But in Bonneau’s experiment with 16 popular websites, removing the photo from the main website didn't always remove it from the Content Delivery Network; in those cases, anyone who still had the destination URL would be able to view the photo.
To maintain the highest levels of privacy, consider taking steps to obfuscate your IP address, such as using a VPN. Gaping security holes riddle popular mobile dating sites-still.
In January, an Australian hacker exploited a security flaw in Grindr, the mobile app that allows gay and questioning men to find sexual partners nearby through the use of GPS technology.
If you’re a millennial who is currently single, or if you’ve been single at some point in the last few years, there’s a good chance you’ve dabbled with Tinder. And those I’ve talked to who use it mostly for something casual/physical?
That doesn’t mean we’ve all found “the one,” but we’ve had better conversations and better dates.
In short, photos are hosted on an outside company’s servers.