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Tinder, Grindr accused of illegally sharing user data

Jan 14, 2020 - 11:40 PM

(UPDATED) The report, titled 'Out of Control,' examines the collection and use of personal data by 10 popular apps and concludes that the advertising industry is 'systematically breaking the law'

China tech firm eyes IPO for gay dating app Grindr

Jul 30, 2019 - 7:03 PM

The move comes as China and the US restarted talks to resolve a bruising war which includes a side skirmish in technology.

GRINDR IPO? This picture taken on March 27, 2019 shows the Grindr app on a phone in Los Angeles. Photo by Chris Delmas/AFP

China tech firm to sell gay app Grindr after U.S. pressure

May 14, 2019 - 7:40 PM

Kunlun Tech Co Ltd says in a filing with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in southern China that it would sell Grindr by June 2020

U.S. officials order Chinese company to sell Grindr – report

Mar 28, 2019 - 12:56 PM

US officials fear people with security clearances who use the app could be blackmailed by Beijing, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing unnamed sources

GRINDR. This picture taken on March 27, 2019 shows the Grindr app on a phone in Los Angeles. Photo by Chris Delmas/AFP

Daily $0.05 'social media tax' causes outcry in Uganda

Jul 04, 2018 - 1:36 PM

In East African country Uganda, a new law requires citizens to pay the government $0.05 for one-day access to Facebook, Tinder, Twitter, WhatsApp, and Grindr

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Apr 03, 2018 - 8:22 PM

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Gay dating app Grindr scorched for handling of HIV data

Apr 03, 2018 - 10:20 AM

Researchers worry that including the health information with other data such as location and email address could result in people being identified

[Clinical Notes] Keeping secrets, self-awareness, and change

Feb 10, 2017 - 6:26 PM

Margarita Holmes examines two situations and determines whether there is hope for change

Kominfo blokir aplikasi Grindr, Blued, dan BoyAhoy

Sep 16, 2016 - 11:36 AM

Kominfo telah kirim surat pemblokiran aplikasi pencari kencan sesama jenis karena terdapat konten seksual yang menyimpang

Indonesia blocks gay apps over 'sexual deviancy'

Sep 15, 2016 - 8:45 PM

The government opts to block Grindr Blued and BoyAhoy in the country communications ministry spokesman Noor Iza tells the Agence France Presse adding they are the apps most clearly promoting gay lifestyles

Apakah pemblokiran Grindr merupakan solusi?

Sep 15, 2016 - 8:02 PM

Pemblokiran aplikasi bukanlah solusi Pemecahan masalah seharusnya menerapkan pidana seberat beratnya untuk pedofilia

Indonesian police want gay dating app ban

Sep 09, 2016 - 8:50 PM

It is the latest move by Indonesian authorities against homosexuals who have faced a sudden backlash this year

Chinese firm buys major stake in gay dating app Grindr

Jan 12, 2016 - 4:28 PM

It is not immediately clear whether Beijing Kunlun intends to take Grindr to the market in China

The perks of dating apps: A gay guy’s discovery

Dec 16, 2014 - 5:41 PM

One gay guy reviews various dating apps and lists a protocol for dating someone met through one of them

Phone app use for gay sex linked to disease risk

Jun 13, 2014 - 9:38 AM

Researchers say geolocation apps have given rise to the possibility of instantly available and anonymous sex and with it a higher risk of infection

I found love through Grindr

Aug 17, 2013 - 4:19 PM

A user of the the popular gay dating app writes about the joys and dangers of the service

GAY DATING APP. Grindr, a dating app for gay, bisexual and bi-curious men opens a lot of possibilities to those eager to mingle