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Grindr

Find gay, bi, or curious guys on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad with Grindr. Fast, fun, and free, its the place for gay, bi, or curious men to hang out with the same sex. Grindr is the largest all male location based network in the world.

Since launching in March 2009, Grindr has become a global sensation and surpassed 7 million users in 192 countries. On a daily basis, Grindr counts some 1.2 million users who log on approximately eight times per day and spend an average of two hours each day using the app. Grindr also offers a fully loaded, premium subscription-based service called Grindr Xtra. Grindr is currently available on the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android and BlackBerry models. For more information about Grindr, visit www.Grindr.com.

In 2011, Grindr launched Grindr for Equality, its social action division. Grindr for Equality works diligently to engage the Grindr network in a variety of ways to help bring about a more equal tomorrow. Initiatives include helping to promote a documentary on the conditions of the Jamaican LGBT community and driving donations and signatures for petitions to denounce anti-homosexuality policies in Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine and Russia. For more information, visit www.Grindr.com/equality.

Recent Milestones

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    Grindr — THE NEW GRINDR: ZERO FEET AWAY (10/1/13)
    Posted 10/14/13 at 1:41pm via techcrunch.com
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    Grindr — Grindr Reaches 4 Million+ Users, Displays Global Influence and Announces the New Grindr (6/18/12)
    Posted 6/18/12 at 7:40pm via freshnews.com
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    Grindr — Happy Birthday, Grindr! 3 Years. 3.5 Million Users. 192 Countries. And Growing. (3/26/12)
    Posted 3/26/12 at 5:31pm via freshnews.com
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    Grindr — Grindr received the Crunchies award for best Location Application in 2012 (1/31/12)
    Posted 2/3/12 at 1:29am via techcrunch.com
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    Grindr added Carter McJunkin as Vice President of Finance & Operations. (7/1/10)
    Posted 1/7/12 at 11:31am
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    Grindr added Ken Priore as General Counsel. (5/1/10)
    Posted 4/25/13 at 7:30pm
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    Grindr added Scott Lewallen as Co-Founder. (3/25/09)
    Posted 3/5/13 at 2:10pm
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    Grindr added Joel Simkhai as CEO. (2/10/09)
    Posted 2/18/11 at 12:32pm

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Launch DateMarch 18, 2009
Tags gay, dating, social-network, lbs, location-based-service, iphone, app, ipot-touch

Grindr is a convenient location-based meet-up app that works with your iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, iPod touch or iPad to connect you to nearby men. It’s easy to use and very discreet. Grindr is the largest all male location based network in the world. Grindr and enhanced subscription-based Grindr Xtra are available for iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry and iPod Touch. In 2013, the new Grindr and Grindr Xtra were launched with heightened functionality and performance, including new filters and a slide-screen menu, and a revamped aesthetic such as a restyled Grindr logo and modern profile design. New features include Grindr Tribes, which allows users to identify themselves with a niche group and filter their search to help find their type of guy. For more information about Grindr, please visit www.Grindr.com. New Grindr features include: • Powered by all-new software for enhanced speed and performance, the new Grindr has a sleek design that includes updates to its logo and profile. • With the new Grindr Tribes, users can identify themselves with a niche group and filter their search to help find their type of guy. Grindr Tribes include: Bear, Clean-cut, Daddy, Discreet, Geek, Jock, Leather, Otter, Poz, Rugged, Trans and Twink. • Grindr users can filter by Age, Looking For, and Tribes. • A new Chats inbox feature enables users to see all their past conversations; view chats from Favorites; and delete individual lines of text from a chat screen. • Grindr users can see profiles, location and last-online data update of other Grindr guys. And, the Grindr cascade screen features larger thumbnails and users can automatically Load More Guys as they scroll. • Grindr users can show off their Grindr Tribe, Looking For and Body Type in their Profile, along with the ability to link to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and increased About Me and Display Name character limits. • And the new Grindr supports the iPhone 5, 5C and 5S screen size.

Features for the new Grindr Xtra, the premium subscription version of Grindr, include: • All of the above, plus… • Grindr Xtra users get unlimited filters: Photos Only, Height, Weight, Age, Body Type, Ethnicity, Looking For, Relationship Status and Grindr Tribes. (Grindr users get three filter options.) • With Tribes, Grindr Xtra users will be able to choose up to three Grindr Tribe affiliations. (Grindr users get one.) • Grindr Xtra users can effortlessly send more saved photos from “My Photos” and phrases from “Saved Phrases”; quickly send multiple photos previously sent to other users; and add new “Saved Phrases” from within chats. • Grindr Xtra users will have an enhanced swipe navigation that allows them to quickly switch between both profiles and chats. • Grindr Xtra users can view 300 guys – that’s 200 more than Grindr. • Grindr Xtra users can favorite (and block) an unlimited number of Grindr guys, and have the ability to view favorites who are online at any given moment. • With the Online Only button, Grindr Xtra users can quickly find the guys who are online and ready to chat right now. • And Grindr Xtra has no banner advertising.

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    Techcrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Happy Birthday, Grindr! 3 Years. 3.5 Million Users. 192 Countries. And Growing. (freshnews.com) [edit]
    Grindr Reaches 4 Million+ Users, Displays Global Influence and Announces the New Grindr (freshnews.com) [edit]
    TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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