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Jack'd is a location-based chat and dating app catering to gay and bisexual men. It is available for Android, iPhone, and Windows phones.[1]

Jack'd
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Developer(s)Online Buddies
Initial release2010; 9 years ago (2010)
Operating systemiOS, Android, Windows Phone
Websitejackd.mobi

Jack'd's parent company is Online Buddies, owner of Manhunt.net. As of June 2016, Hector Camacho serves as the chief executive officer of Online Buddies.[1]

February 2019 saw The Register report on a security flaw it claimed had been demonstrated to it by tech researcher Oliver Hough, in which privately exchanged photos could be publicly viewed by anybody aware of the vulnerability even without installing the app. Hough reportedly alerted Jack'd as early as November 2018; The Register claimed they had been unable to get a response from Jack'd.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "What is Jack'd? Here's a look at the gay dating app". 12NEWS.com. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  2. ^ Shaun Nichols (February 5, 2019). "Hi, Jack'd: A little PSA for anyone using this dating-hook-up app... Anyone can slurp your private, public snaps". The Register. Retrieved February 6, 2019.