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3 Years in With 4 Million Users, Grindr is at a Crossroads

pandodaily.com
You could say that Grindr pioneered the location-based mobile networking trend. In the last year, Highlight, Sonar, Glancee, Intro, and many others have all tried their hands at connecting people based on proximity with mixed results. But Grindr, the dating app for gay men, has been doing it since...
3 Years in With 4 Million Users, Grindr is at a Crossroads
Gay meetup app Grindr is hot, now attracting 1M users a day

Keen On... Grindr: Should Gays Vote For Obama Or Romney in November?

techcrunch.com
Given the ubiquity and power of today’s online networks, it’s become a cliche to describe the race between Obama and Romney as a social media election. But few social networks have become as explicitly engaged as the 4 million person strong gay network Grindr in pursuing the human rights...
Keen On... Grindr: Should Gays Vote For Obama Or Romney in November?

Why Gay Guys Love Using Grindr To Hook Up And Make Friends

www.businessinsider.com
Joel Simkhai is gay, but has always felt like a hidden minority. As he roamed around town, he wondered: Who else is gay? How should he interact with them? "It was frustrating and I wanted an easier way to meet guys," he said, explaining the inspiration for his fast...
Why Gay Guys Love Using Grindr To Hook Up And Make Friends

Happy Birthday, Grindr: Millennials are Addickted to You

betabeat.com
Meet David. (Photo: Grindr.com) To celebrate its fourth birthday, gay mafia invention Grindr released some important findings regarding its cultural impact on the gay community. Turns out, gay guys love it! In a press release calling itself “groundbreaking” and a “global sensation,” Grindr revealed Monday that it has amassed more...
Happy Birthday, Grindr: Millennials are Addickted to You
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Grindr is getting a big, gay makeover this summer

venturebeat.com
Hot on the heels of hitting 1 million daily users, gay meetup app Grindr has unveiled a more refined application that will be released this summer across iOS, Android, and BlackBerry platforms. Grindr’s mobile apps have attracted more than 4 million people to date across iOS, Android, and BlackBerry,...
Grindr is getting a big, gay makeover this summer

Watch live from SXSW: Being gay in tech

thenextweb.com
Our own Hermione Way is at SXSW, at a panel on being gay and in tech. The ever excellent Kara Swisher is taking part, along with Nick Vivion, Joel Simkhai, and Cathy Brooks. No matter your orientation, you are not going to want to miss this. Tune in now, and get educated....
Watch live from SXSW: Being gay in tech

Grindr’s Joel Simkhai Announces 4M Users, 1M Daily Uniques, And Weighs In On The Skout Disaster

techcrunch.com
I love Grindr, and not just because it’s all about the gays. (Full disclosure: I’m super gay.) The reason I love Grindr is because it’s one of the few location-based social networks to show sustained growth and user loyalty, and with that, Grindr is making a difference in the...
Grindr’s Joel Simkhai Announces 4M Users, 1M Daily Uniques, And Weighs In On The Skout Disaster

Grindr creator on his new app, lesbian gaydar, & more at SXSW [video]

venturebeat.com
Grindr is a huge success, as apps go. The location-based dating app for men-loving men has won several awards and counts millons of gay, bisexual, and bi-curious men among its users. Grindr creator Joel Simkhai, who spoke with VentureBeat at South By Southwest Interactive in Austin this week, also...
Grindr creator on his new app, lesbian gaydar, & more at SXSW [video]
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