News from grindr A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Mar 25, 2014, 09:00 ET
Grindr Celebrates 5 Years.  (PRNewsFoto/Grindr)

Happy Fifth Birthday, Grindr!

 To celebrate its fifth birthday, Grindr today announced that the pioneering location-based meet-up app has more than five million active...

Dec 05, 2013, 09:00 ET
Grindr Releases Best of 2013 Awards, Revealing the Year's Top Gay Icons and Trends and Predictions for 2014. (PRNewsFoto/Grindr)

Grindr Releases Best of 2013 Awards, Revealing the Year's Top Gay Icons and Trends and Predictions for 2014

 Grindr, the premier all-male geo-social network app, tapped its massive user base to reveal this year's Best of 2013 Awards. Grindr users...

Oct 01, 2013, 12:53 ET

The New Grindr: Zero Feet Away

 Grindr today announces the launch of the new version of the premier all-male mobile location-based app, which has been rebuilt from the ground...

Mar 25, 2013, 08:00 ET

Happy Fourth Birthday, Grindr!

 In celebration of its fourth anniversary, Grindr today announced that the groundbreaking all-male, location-based meet-up app has amassed more...

Jan 09, 2013, 10:00 ET
GRINDR BEST OF 2012 LOGO.  (PRNewsFoto/Grindr)

Grindr Unveils Best of 2012 Awards, Revealing the Year's Most Influential Gay Icons and Trendsetters

 Grindr, the premier all-male geo-social network app, is taking a look back at what made 2012 a year for the record books with the Best of...

Nov 08, 2012, 08:00 ET

Equality Wins: Grindr Rallies Users in Record-Setting 2012 Elections

Landslide Victory for GLBT-Friendly Candidates and Initiatives Nationwide, Underscoring the Importance of Equality for Americans  Grindr...

Nov 02, 2012, 09:00 ET

Grindr Survey Reveals Major Gap on the Importance of Equality Among Users as an Election Issue

 Grindr for Equality surveyed its American user-base regarding the upcoming Presidential election and found that, regardless of political...

Sep 06, 2012, 09:55 ET
Grindr for Equality Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Grindr)

Grindr Mobilizes Gay Men Nationally With 2012 Election Movement to Advance GLBT Rights

 Today Grindr officially announces its plan to mobilize gay men as a political bloc in the 2012 elections by delivering geo-targeted messages...

Jun 18, 2012, 13:00 ET
The Grindr World Heat Map is a worldwide bird's-eye view of Grindr's massive gay community of more than 4 million.  (PRNewsFoto/Grindr)

Grindr Reaches 4 Million+ Users, Displays Global Influence and Announces the New Grindr

 Hot on the heels of this month's Pride celebrations across the globe, Grindr today unveils that it has now reached more than 4 million total...

Apr 13, 2012, 08:16 ET
Grindr Unveils Winners for Inaugural Grindr Gay Travel Awards.  (PRNewsFoto/Grindr)

Grindr Unveils Winners for Inaugural Grindr Gay Travel Awards

 Grindr, the premier all-male geo-social network app, today announced the winners of its inaugural Grindr Gay Travel Awards, in conjunction...

Apr 03, 2012, 15:25 ET

The Votes Are in! Grindr Wins 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards for Best Dating App

 Grindr, the premier all-male geo-social network app, announced today that About.com's readers named Grindr the Best Dating App for...

Mar 26, 2012, 21:37 ET
Grindr logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Grindr)

Happy Birthday, Grindr! 3 Years. 3.5 Million Users. 192 Countries. And Growing.

Coinciding with its third anniversary, Grindr today announced that the premier all-male, location-based social networking app has amassed more...

Feb 23, 2012, 08:08 ET
Grindr for Equality Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Grindr)

'Grindr for Equality' Initiative Debuts to Spur Action for GLBT Issues

With more than 3 million users, Grindr, the premier all male geo-social network app, is announcing the use of their location-based technology to...

Feb 01, 2012, 16:51 ET

Grindr Recognized as Winner of TechCrunch Crunchies Awards and 2012 iDate Awards

Grindr, the premier all male geo-social network app, today announced it was named the winner of TechCrunch's 2011 Crunchies Award for Best...

Jan 05, 2012, 09:07 ET

Grindr Users Prove to be a Highly Desirable Travel Demographic

Grindr users are a well-traveled and highly sought-after global community, according to the latest travel survey of more than 5,400 international...

Nov 03, 2011, 13:38 ET

Grindr Surpasses Three Million Users in 192 Countries

Grindr, the premier all male geo-social network app announces that it has reached more than three million users in 192 countries, making it the...

Oct 13, 2011, 09:09 ET

Grindr and Blendr Announce Executive Leadership Team to Drive Geo-Social Networking Product Expansion

Grindr and Blendr announced the expansion of its executive leadership team on the heels of the widely followed and publicized launch of Blendr, the...

Sep 08, 2011, 12:00 ET

Social Networking Just Got Social with Debut of Blendr

The creators of Grindr today unveiled the name of the highly anticipated "Project Amicus" app. Dubbed Blendr, the revolutionary geo-social network...

Sep 21, 2010, 09:05 ET

Grindr Grows to Over One Million Members in 180 Countries

Grindr, the world's largest all-male mobile location-based networking service, announces that it has reached yet another milestone as its member...

Sep 15, 2010, 09:21 ET

Grindr Launches on iPad

Grindr, the world's largest all-male, mobile, location-based, networking service, announces the launch of a new iPad version designed to take the...