The US-based business boasts hundreds of thousands of British users and has targeted students at UK universities, claiming it offers a way to pay…
Authorities say two North Carolina teenage girls are believed to behind at least four known car thefts.
But, reporters quickly found the girls real ages — along with personal contact information — were visible to other users via their profiles.
Seeking Arrangement has more than 10m users worldwide — the oldest of whom are in their 80s.
It makes me scared for teenagers today”, says one mother.
An investigation by the newspaper revealed that users simply have to tick a box to say they are over 18.The site's owners admitted they had known about the "major privacy concern" since October and were working to fix the breach. The website has been criticised in the past for targeting female students in its marketing campaigns.One tagline featured a young blonde woman with pigtails and a tagline that read "you Seeking Arrangement = No college debt".The girls were posing as 18-year-olds to attract older, wealthier men.One 15-year-old described herself as “a little girl eager to please” and listed her price as “negotiable”.