Tinder settles with former exec over sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit

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Tinder has settled a sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit brought by a former executive who alleged that she left the company after being subject to repeated instances of abusive behavior. In a statement sent to BuzzFeed, the law firm representing former Tinder marketing VP Whitney Wolfe says that Wolfe and Tinder have resolved the suit without any admission of wrongdoing. The firm reportedly declined to comment on whether Wolfe would receive any compensation as part of the settlement. It did not immediately respond to our own requests for comment.

“Wolfe is proud of her role as a co-founder of Tinder and of the role she played in the app’s success,” the law firm writes in a statement to BuzzFeed. “She is now pleased to be able…

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