Tinder dating apps and other Match Group apps may continue to use their payment systems. Google allows Match Group to allow its customers to pay directly via credit card, but on the other hand, the company has to compensate Google in a different way. The match group reports this in a message on their site website†
From June 1, Google will require most app developers to use Google’s payment system for purchases via the Play Store. This is Google’s Android App Store. For purchases through the Play Store, developers must give 30 percent of the proceeds to Google.
Match Group sued Google earlier this month, because the company found the rule unfair. It is now known that Match Group may continue to use its payment method, but lawsuit still going. The Match Group exception means Google will not ban the company’s dating apps from June 1, and updates will continue as usual.
Under the agreement, the owner of Tinder must pay Google up to $40 million in money that comes through their payment method.
By the way, Match Group is not the only developer in an exceptional position. Earlier, the Spotify music service could already use alternative payment methods for subscriptions. Google considers this exception a Experiment – ExperimentThe company said earlier.
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