Lifestyle

Coronavirus lockdowns create fertile ground for catfishers on dating apps, and the stress of it all may make the victims more willing to believe them

Psychologists are concerned that catfishing – when a person creates a fake identity to use online to pretend they are someone else – could become more ubiquitous during the lockdown. New York City-based psychiatrist Dr. Margaret Seide told Insider that those with catfish tendencies are free to lie about their […]
Coronavirus lockdowns create fertile ground for catfishers on dating apps, and the stress of it all may make the victims more willing to believe them
Tech

Grindr is sending users’ personal information and location to dozens of ad companies, essentially disclosing their sexual orientation

Grindr is sending users’ identifying information and location to dozens of ad companies, according to a new watchdog report. Grindr is the world’s biggest gay dating app. By identifying its users to ad companies, it essentially broadcasts their sexual orientation to third parties. OkCupid and Tinder also share users’ dating […]
Grindr is sending users’ personal information and location to dozens of ad companies, essentially disclosing their sexual orientation
News

Dating App Grindr reportedly lays off entire editorial staff of LGBT publication INTO following dispute with CEO over gay marriage comments

Grindr has reportedly laid off staffers at its LGBT publication INTO, saying the company will pivot to video. The decision follows numerous controversies at the publication, including a dispute between editorial staffers and Grindr’s CEO, who INTO reported made comments against gay marriage. Grindr’s pivot to video and its layoffs […]
Dating App Grindr reportedly lays off entire editorial staff of LGBT publication INTO following dispute with CEO over gay marriage comments
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