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For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing or a curse.
BuzzFeed is reporting that Grindr is sending a message to all Egyptian users this week, warning that police may be "posing as LGBT on social media to entrap you."
GPS driven hook-up app Grindr has proven to be an effective tool on a variety of fronts, ranging from setting up a last minute lunchtime tryst, to finding converts to Christianity. Could political forecasting be next?
A new report reveals Egyptian police are using dating apps like Grindr to hunt down and arrest gay people.
Texas police arrested and charged an HIV-positive music teacher with sexual assault of a child last week, after authorities say he was caught sneaking out of the home of a 15-year-old boy.
Officials from gay hookup app Grindr have disabled its distance/GPS function in countries with anti-gay policies just weeks after an anonymous hacker revealed last month that Grindr had a glitch that exposed the exact locations of its users.
Two men from the United Kingdom, who were found guilty of blackmailing gay men on the gay hookup app Grindr, have each been sentenced to four years in jail.
A hacker has sent warning messages to over 100,00 users worldwide of the popular hookup app Grindr, claiming that a flaw in the app allows determiation of the exact locations of users.
A New Jersey man is suing the gay hookup app Grindr in federal court, claiming the social media app has lax age restrictions, which he says allowed him to have an encounter with an underage boy.
Two men from the United Kingdom, who were accused of blackmailing gay men on the gay hookup app Grindr, have been found guilty of their crimes and will be heading to prison.