Category Archives: Dating app

Fact Check: False Claim Apple Banned Dating App Grindr From Its App Store

Article title and verdict clarified to specify the availability of Grindr in the US App Store. Retweeted over 30,000 times, tweet here that claim alongside other claims that this article will clarify. A recent update to Apple’s guidelines says “hookup apps” that may include pornography or facilitate prostitution will be banned from the App Store. […]

Former dating app manager at the head of a weight management startup Found

Found, a startup aiming to bring the weight management clinic model to the masses, has hired Sarah Jones Simmer as its next CEO, the company said Thursday. Jones Simmer was previously COO and Chief Strategy Officer for Bumble, a dating app. Found also hired former Headspace Vice President of Products, Alexandre Linares, as Chief Product […]

Has Apple Banned Grindr? All alternatives to gay dating apps – Film Daily

Is it true? Has Apple really banned Grindr from its platform? Let’s take a look at the facts and dig a little deeper into the hashtag of a viral dating app. A Facebook user named “Healthy Memes of Traditional Morality II: Traditional Ladies and Names Too Long” posted a photo that read the following: “Apple […]

Man jailed for sex acts with boy, met via gay dating app

A boy hugging his knees while having a phone in his hand. (PHOTO: Getty Images) SINGAPORE – A man who met a 12-year-old boy on a gay dating app had three sex with the child despite knowing his age. Medrano Ermin Marasigan, a 36-year-old Filipino, was jailed for two years and eight months on Wednesday […]

Man jailed for sex acts with boy, met via gay dating app

A boy hugging his knees while holding a phone in his hand. (PHOTO: Getty Images) SINGAPORE – A man who met a 12-year-old boy on a gay dating app had three sex with the child despite knowing his age. Medrano Ermin Marasigan, a 36-year-old Filipino, was jailed for two years and eight months on Wednesday […]

False claim that Apple banned the dating app Grindr

The Claim: Grindr Banned from Apple’s App Store A viral meme claims that a popular LGBTQ + dating app has been banned by Apple. “Apple banned Grindr from the App Store,” read the first section of a graphic shared on Facebook on September 26. The meme also mentions new Texas laws banning most abortions and […]

Jana Hocking on how an older man made her understand the dating app problem

Most people have a “type,” but podcaster Jana Hocking went against the grain with a recent love interest and it changed her perspective completely. Are there people you look ridiculously attractive to you, but not at first glance? It happened to me last year. There was a guy I had met through another friend who […]

I joined a dating app for rural singles, but no hot farmer knocked on my door

“I feel unsettled,” I told my therapist last Thursday as I sank into her plush white sofa at my usual 5 pm weekly time slot. I had started an art class earlier that day at a studio in Holborn with a wonderfully mixed bag of students. When things get hectic, the paint gives me a […]

Uh-oh, here’s Kibbitz, a new dating app for Jewish moms – the forward

There is no shortage of Jewish dating apps and sites, but a new one is in the works that is sure to be every Jewish mother’s dream – and every Jewish children’s nightmare. Recently launched JustKibbitz allows parents to profile their kids, scan, pick matches, and even pay for appointments with gift cards at Starbucks […]

The best dating app advice for people with disabilities

Online dating is difficult enough, and to the disability community, apps can often seem exclusive. “I think dating sites have a long way to go when it comes to inclusion and disability!” Clinical psychologist Danielle Sheypuk, PhD, told POPSUGAR in an email interview. General dating sites and apps like OkCupid and Match.com don’t include disabled […]