UK to question Tinder, Grindr over age checks in dating apps

Tinder and Grindr are about to face close scrutiny over their age policies. The UK’s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Wright, plans to ask the dating app giants about their age verification and safety systems after a Sunday Times report revealed dozens of incidents of sexual assault and exploitation against […]

Grindr won’t share users’ HIV status with app contractors after outcry

Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images) Grindr—the gay hookup app that has over 3.6 million daily active users globally—has been reportedly transmitting its users’ HIV status (of those who include it) with two mobile app contractors. On Monday, Bryce Case, the company’s top security official, responded to public outcry over the issue by saying […]

Grindr is trying to shake up the sleepy LGBTQ media sector with its new millennial lifestyle magazine Into

Into Grindr, the popular gay social network, launched a content site over the summer. The company says Into, which covers a range of political and lifestyle issues impacting the LGBTQ community has exceeded expectations. Grindr’s marketing team saw an opening in a media category dominated by legacy brands. Grindr’s got a very distinct reputation: as a […]