This is bullying plain and simple by IAC who also own Plenty of Fish and more https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/IAC_(company)
Tinder sues to shut down 3nder, the dating app for open-minded singles and couples, in lawsuit over name | PressatIt wants its smaller competitor to shut down and erase its presence from the web entirely to avoid confusion between the two apps, claiming the alleged similarity gives 3nder an unfair advantage.
https://readymag.com/u83294031/TinderSuckMySocks/6/Despite these differences and Tinder's lack of ownership of the letters nd(e)r (see also: Adult Friend Finder, Grindr), the company continues to attack 3nder during a time of explosive growth for the start-up.
Larger companies that take these lawsuits should be heavily penalised on failure, in the meantime, I'm arranging the shipping of a crate or so of smelly socksOur founder works 12 hours a day. Now that this fight is happening, he has to work whenever he is not asleep (around 16 hrs daily maybe?). Naturally, he will forget to do his laundry so all his socks (and his girlfriends) are dirty. He sent them to Tinder (say Yuck).