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.
26th October 2014
UKIP rescued by a Polish man, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:20 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
24th October 2014
Grindr users want to vote for Hillary, but hook up with JFK 5
8:26 PM — A majority of Grindr users would vote for Hillary Clinton if she runs for President - but users overwhelmingly agree John F Kennedy was the hottest President.
23rd October 2014
Video released of cattle-prod wielding attackers of Londoner they met on Grindr 5
2:09 PM — Police have issued new CCTV foota of two men they seek to identify, after a man was assaulted and robbed in his home by two men, one of who he met on Grindr.
Police: Man burgled by cattle prod-wielding assailants he met on Grindr 10
10:13 AM — Police have issued CCTV images of two men they seek to identify, after a man was assaulted and robbed in his home by two men, one of who he met on Grindr.
6th October 2014
Artist who publicly projected Grindr chats ends exhibition after complaints and protest 25
4:58 PM — An artist in Germany who projected images of Grindr chats with real, unsuspecting users, has closed the exhibition early, following complaints and a demonstration of nearly 200 people.
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.
3rd October 2014
Artist projecting Grindr chats with unsuspecting men onto public street 28
4:38 PM — An artist is under fire for projecting his Grindr chats with unsuspecting men onto a wall in a public street.
US: New York health department advertises PrEP on Grindr 3
2:57 PM — New York's health department has launched an advertising campaign to promote HIV-preventative drugs on hookup apps.
Grindr and Hornet disable ads which auto-redirected to William Hill
12:59 PM — Gay social apps Grindr and Hornet have confirmed that they have disabled ads which were redirecting users to gambling and gaming apps, including William Hill.
2nd October 2014
Victim of alleged gay porn star killer’s personal life discussed in court 7
3:49 PM — The case of a Chinese student allegedly killed by Canadian former porn actor Luka Magnotta has been continuing in court.
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.
26th September 2014
Egypt: Grindr warns users ‘police may be posing as LGBT’ after six men sentenced 2
11:51 AM — Grindr has issued a warning to Egyptian users about police entrapment following reports of six men who were sentenced on Thursday after advertising their apartment for sex on social media.
24th September 2014
PinkNews’ top 10 Jewish gay and lesbian icons 26
7:20 PM — As we enter into the Jewish New Year 5775, we figure now is best time to recount some of the most fabulous and influential Jewish gay personalities to date.
21st September 2014
Grindr can predict elections, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 1
6:41 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
18th September 2014
This is how Grindr users will vote on Scottish independence 6
3:08 PM — A Tumblr user has polled 655 Grindr users to ascertain how they will vote in today's Scottish independence referendum.
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.
Grindr disables location data over security loophole 1
1:10 PM — Hookup app Grindr has disabled the use of location data in some countries, over worries that users could be tracked down.
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.