3rd October 2014
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 33
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.
30th August 2014
US: New Jersey man suing Grindr for negligence after hooking up with 13-year-old 16
1:31 PM — A New Jersey man is suing Grindr, claiming the app's lack of age verification led him to hook up with a 13-year-old.
24th August 2014
Are hookup apps killing off gay saunas? 17
4:03 PM — Gay saunas across the US are facing an uncertain future, after an upswing in closures following the rise of hookup apps.
23rd August 2014
Comment: Yes, somebody can easily find your exact location on geo apps 14
3:18 PM — Software developer Chris Ward writes on rumours that a security breach allowed hackers to pinpoint users' locations to clarify that the so-called "breach" is possible by exploiting the geo software itself.
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.
21st August 2014
Film Review: The Inbetweeners Movie 2 sees the boys get Grindr
12:15 PM — The film's lewd tone is set from the start, when we see the hapless Neil tell his friends all about his favourite new app that's helped him find loads of new friends: Grindr.
19th August 2014
Sam Smith: Stop Grindr, it’s ruining romance 138
6:31 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has attacked hookup apps Grindr and Tinder for "ruining romance".
17th August 2014
The 7 LGBT news stories you might have missed this week
6:40 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
14th August 2014
Men who posed as teens on Grindr to blackmail gays facing jail 10
6:47 PM — Two men who posed as teenagers on Grindr in order to blackmail gay men will face prison, warned a judge.
13th August 2014
Out Liverpool councillor discovers impersonator offering sex for cash on Grindr 4
12:03 PM — An out Liverpool councillor has discovered that someone is impersonating him on Grindr to offer sex for cash.
7th August 2014
New app helps you reject requests for naked photos 9
4:12 PM — A new app has been launched that helps users reject people asking for naked photos.