The changes will take effect October 14, according to Microsoft, and will affect all the countries in which MSN is available.
"' Let me go ahead and put in my credit card information.'" Russell paid $100 for 1,000 credits, which he could spend on sending replies or virtual gifts. After a few months of rejection, he didn't bother to log back on Ashley Madison again.
Last July, he found out that he wasn't the only one getting the silent treatment.
This probably sounds like a sketchy idea, but it's actually quite legit - you often need a "valid" credit card number to test out payment functionality.
Microsoft announced this morning that, to reduce criminal exploitation of children, pornographic spam, and other inappropriate uses, the company will shut down its free MSN chat rooms in Asia, Europe, and Latin America and will limit the service in Brazil, Canada, Japan, and the United States.
For those who haven't used it, on Tinder you fill out a simple profile and post a few photos of yourself.
You are then presented with strangers' profiles one by one and you can swipe the person's profile left to essentially "pass" on them and right to "like" them.
If both people "like" one another they are connected through an in-app chat feature.
According to the blog post, the fake accounts only chat with you if you chat them first.
Cybersecurity company Symantec revealed in a blog post earlier this month that it had come across fake Tinder profiles, which spam people and direct them to an apparent porn site designed to take their money.