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Grindr is super sorry for letting vendors see users’ HIV status

Grindr, the popular gay dating app, has been in the spotlight lately for sharing users’ personal data with third-party entities. While it feels like everybody’s doing it these days, Grindr was reportedly sharing users’ HIV status and the date of their last test, as well as potentially identifying information like physical location, phone ID, and email … Continue reading “Grindr is super sorry for letting vendors see users’ HIV status”

Grindr is super sorry for letting vendors see users’ HIV status
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Grindr is under fire for sharing people’s HIV statuses with third parties

Popular gay dating app Grindr is facing criticism for its questionable data-sharing policy. The company reportedly shares personal user information to two third-party app-optimization companies, Apptimize and Localytics, according to BuzzFeed News. This information includes users’ HIV status and when they were last tested. The HIV status data is sent alongside users’ other identifiable information–including … Continue reading “Grindr is under fire for sharing people’s HIV statuses with third parties”

Grindr is under fire for sharing people’s HIV statuses with third parties
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