Google backs down, keeping cheaper way to date online intact

Google backs down, keeping cheaper way to date online intact

Google backs down, keeping cheaper way to date online intact

Match Group, the maker of popular dating apps such as Tinder and Hinge, scored a victory in its tussle against Google over the Play Store’s taxation policy. The immediate impact for users is that they will continue to have the option of making in-app purchases from an external source and won’t be limited to the Play Store’s own billing system.

Google recently issued a directive that apps listed on its application repository will have to embrace the Play Store billing system. […]