He even helped her make a professional music video and got to meet her in real life, but a non-virtual relationship never blossomed.
"Sex addiction" is a subject that often prompts ribaldry rather than sympathy, especially if a Hollywood star is involved.
Momo, another popular Chinese dating app, came under fire when Chinese officials accused it of facilitating prostitution.
Tantan could be attempting to dodge a bullet by appearing to discourage such behavior.
She said it is not a social problem at the moment, but there are no reliable figures in China, because of the difficulty of conducting investigations and surveys into the subject.
One-night stands Shi has masturbated as often as seven times a day since the age of 15 and has frequently indulged in one-night stands.
Imagine if every time you typed “Netflix and chill” (that’s code for casual sex, for the uninitiated) into Tinder, the app slapped you on the wrist with a warning message.
That’s what happens for users of Tantan, a dating app that’s popular among randy Chinese.
“We have a list of sensitive words in the app which we use to remind users to behave in a civilized way.Keyword censorship is not uniform across China’s apps and websites.Different apps might censor different words at any given time, using different methods.Hong Kong-based entrepreneur Larry Salibra reverse-engineered the app using XCode, Apple’s developer kit.In his breakdown, he discovered the app has a complete lack of encryption, enabling any marginally competent hacker to access usernames, passwords, phone numbers, and even conversations inside the app.