Grindr app accused of sharing private data

Accused of “betraying the LGBT community”, the dating application for gay community has allowed third-party companies to access the HIV status of its users. Grindr apologized to its users

The famous gay dating app Grindr was criticized on Monday for letting third-party companies access private data from its users. “As a LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer) community, we understand how revealing an HIV status can be a sensitive topic,” wrote Scott Chen. one of Grindr’s officials, in a text on the Tumblr platform, acknowledging that this could cause “concerns”. Continue reading →