Popular hookup app Grindr is reportedly considering a new feature that would alert users if may have been exposed to a sexually transmitted infection.
Popular gay dating app Grindr has been sharing users’ HIV statuses with third parties without informing users, BuzzFeed reported Monday.
A website that allowed Gindr’s gay-dating app users to see who blocked them on the service says that by using the company’s API it was able to view unread messages, email addresses, deleted photos, and—perhaps most troubling—location data, according to a report published Wednesday.
One of four accused criminals who posed as gay men on Grindr to set up home invasions was sentenced this week to 15 years on hate crime and other charges including kidnapping, carjacking, and use of firearms in the commission of a crime, the Tyler Morning Telegraph reported.
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