Grindr faced backlash from its users after a research firm discovered that the app was sharing their HIV status data to third-party companies. Grindr defended the practice, but it was clearly at fault in protecting the privacy of its users.
Public Health April 3, 2018
The number of criminal offenses linked to dating apps had increased sevenfold in just two years in the UK. Most of the crimes that were reported include violence and sex offenses such as rape, child sex grooming and child sex exploitation.
Society January 17, 2016
A new year means new beginnings, and many are hoping to find love in 2016 as well. In your search for The One this year, let us help you out by giving some of the best dating apps around.
Apps/Software January 4, 2016
Dating apps Tinder and Grindr are outraged by the series of billboards of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation blaming them for the spread of sexually transmitted infections. Tinder has sent AHF a cease-and-desist letter, while Grindr has pulled AHF ads out of its in-app advertising.
Life October 2, 2015
The latest new way to promote music is through collaborations with dating apps. Stars like Madonna, Jason Derulo and Zedd are using Tinder, Match and other dating services to reach their fans.
July 3, 2015
Dating apps, which promote risky behavior, have been linked to the recent increase in STDs among young adults.
Internet Culture May 27, 2015
IBM has release a study suggesting that perhaps mobile dating apps aren't as secure as they should be. In fact, a whopping 60 percent of dating apps have security flaws of either medium or high severity.
Apps/Software February 12, 2015
Is your smartphone the only thing you share a special relationship with? You might as well take advantage of it to get you a date for Valentine’s Day.
Apps/Software January 31, 2015
Grindr beefs up security, turns on hide location feature by default for users in Middle Eastern countries and other ultra-conservative nations.
Internet September 30, 2014
Launched last week, people looking for nothing more than a cuddle can connect with other strangers using the app Cuddlr.
Internet Culture September 23, 2014