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Chinese company buys majority stake in Grindr

A Chinese company has bought a majority share of social networking app Grindr. Beijing Kunlun World Wide Technology Co bught a majority stake in the comany for $93 million, valuing the app at $248 million, based on nearly $40 million in 2015 revenue. Beijing Kunlun, who are the biggest games and publishing company in China, have […]

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Underage teen met men on Grindr, 6 men guilty of assault

Underage teen met men on Grindr, 6 men guilty of assault

Six men have been charged with sexual assault of a teenage boy, who was under the age of consent. Four of the men met the teenager online using phone dating app Grindr. The West Australian has reported that six men have avoided a jail sentence for having sex with the now 16 year old. The […]

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Is Grindr Just For Hook Ups?

Is Grindr Just For Hook Ups?

A new web TV series takes a deeper look into Australian gay men and our use of the phone app Grindr. ‘The Grindr Guide’, follows the lives of five different Sydneysiders as they navigate their way through issues of race, body image and ageism while using the geo-based application. OIP had a quick chat with […]

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