With a new feature, the scale says he wants the safest amazing experience for its users LGBTQ make the trip and living in some countries. On Wednesday the dating application introduced a new security update called “travel warning”, to alert people that identified themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and / or queer, when they enter a country, which could criminalize the her out. The app programmed positions of user devices to be used to determine if it is a threat to your safety, where users can decide their profile on their public profile have hidden again during their stay or go. The downside is that if a user chooses to have his profile publicly their sexual orientation or gender identity are not covered more open the app, go back to them in the place where the user is considered safer to reveal their identity. In the statement, the scale says it carried out such function that users “can take extra care and not unknowingly at risk bringing it easy for yourself to be.” Scale with International Lesbian partnership (ILGA), an organization LGBTQ awareness, to determine which countries are most at risk of being endangered users. They note that 69 countries, including 11 countries where consensual homosexual acts punishable by the death penalty would be used for the function. ILGA CEO André du Plessis said in a statement that the organization supports the advancement that makes scale to protect members of the LGBTQ community. “We hope that this development will increase user awareness at all scales, and individuals to protect the different sexual orientations in 69 countries around the world criminalize the love of the same sex again,” said Plessis. “We work hard to not change the practices, laws and attitudes that put people at risk LGBTQ – including the use of applications dating for Britain -. But in the meantime, the safety of our communities depends on their digital security support “outright International deputy director Maria Sjödin said time that all applications that meets LGBTQ people realize their need to actively platforms. “I think it’s important that all of dating applications recognize that they have users that people are LGBTQ. And I think it’s important that you realize that in many countries and in many societies, people do face violence and discrimination” said Sjödin. Sjödin said that although this is a big step for LGBTQ protected users, this update will also serve to remind us that LGBTQ people who are permanently in the communities that others just visiting. “Even people who live in this country are facing, probably in most cases a higher risk than those who only a few days or a few weeks as a tourist through somewhere along the way,” he said. Scala allows users the ability to choose their own gender identity in 2016 and has implemented ways to make it more inclusive application. The company said that users can expect to roll out the new feature in the coming days.
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