5th November 2014
Tinder co-founder Sean Rad sacked as CEO 3
5:22 PM — Tinder co-founder Sean Rad has announced that he has been ousted as the company's CEO.
27th October 2014
Taylor Swift praises fan who promoted her album on Grindr 2
3:05 PM — Taylor Swift has responded to a fan who took to a hookup app to tell people to download her new album.
10th October 2014
Watch: Mean Girls star records hilarious Sam Smith gay hookup parody 7
12:26 PM — Mean Girls star Daniel Franzese has recorded a parody of a Sam Smith song, about trying to get a gay one-night-stand to leave.
4th October 2014
Artist defends projecting Grindr chats from unsuspecting men into public streets 7
6:49 PM — An artist has rejected criticism of a stunt in which he projected his flirty Grindr chats with unsuspecting men onto a wall in a public street.
Queen’s staff bringing home men from Grindr could pose ‘security risk’ 31
2:34 PM — A huge number of the Queen's staff are inviting people they meet on hookup apps back to royal residences, it has been warned.
1st October 2014
Why are Grindr and Hornet users being auto-redirected to William Hill? 3
12:07 PM — Gay apps like Grindr and Hornet have been criticised by users for auto-redirecting to the William Hill app in the iTunes app store.
6th September 2014
Men jailed for four years over Grindr blackmail 8
4:30 PM — Two men have been jailed for four years each, after using Grindr to blackmail gay men into paying large sums of money.
5th September 2014
US: San Diego judge bans man from using Grindr 5
5:01 PM — A judge has banned a man from using Grindr, because he is accused of intentionally spreading HIV.
22nd August 2014
Tipster alerts Grindr users of location-based security breach 11
10:17 PM — Hackers are claiming they can pinpoint the exact locations of Grindr users, right down to what room they are in.
6th August 2014
Athlete using run tracker apps to draw penises 9
2:25 PM — An athlete has started using apps designed to track runners to draw penises.
9th July 2014
UK: Men appear in court over Grindr blackmail charges
11:20 AM — Two men have appeared in court, accused of blackmailing users of the gay hookup app Grindr.
4th July 2014
Video: Uber celebrates Pride by marrying 8 gay and straight couples
3:17 PM — Transport firm Uber has celebrated the anniversary of marriage equality in California by providing free weddings to eight couples, gay and straight.
17th May 2014
UK: LGF launch new hate crime reporting app 7
1:50 PM — The Manchester-based Lesbian and Gay Foundation has launched a new web app to help people report hate crimes anonymously.
12th May 2014
US: Judge quits after ‘invasive’ reports reveal his gay hookup app profile 16
9:35 PM — A Florida judge who struck down a ban on same-sex adoption has resigned from his post, following reports that he used gay hookup app Manhunt.
21st April 2014
Exclusive: Grindr removes advert from Christian group GodLife 12
7:04 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Grindr has confirmed it will remove an advert from a Christian group, which had been appearing to users of the gay dating app.
Christian group advertises on Grindr, denies trying to ‘change’ gays 29
2:33 PM — A Christian group that is running a large-scale advertising campaign on Grindr says it isn't trying to save people from homosexuality.
12th April 2014
US: Police identify suspect in ‘Grindr rape and robbery’ case 10
8:49 PM — Police have released a photo of a man suspected of holding at gunpoint, sexually assaulting and robbing a man he met on Grindr.
11th April 2014
US: Man held at gunpoint, robbed and raped during Grindr hookup 24
8:57 PM — A 34-year-old Canadian was robbed, held at gunpoint and raped by a man he had arranged to meet on Grindr.
28th February 2014
GiFi, the inclusive, next-generation social app for gay men has arrived 8
6:50 PM — Available for download today, GiFi is the next-generation social app that aims to change forever the way gay men chat, network and meet-up.
11th February 2014
Gay dating app users warned to ensure sexual partners are above the age of consent 26
5:14 PM — Users of geosocial dating apps such as Grindr have been warned by the National Crime Agency (NCA) to ensure that sexual partners are above the age of consent.