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Mar 11, 2020, 13:28 ET Grindr Announces Grindr Lite for Emerging Markets

Grindr today announced the rollout of Grindr Lite, a streamlined version of the Grindr app for users in emerging markets who want the core Grindr...


Feb 20, 2020, 09:00 ET Grindr Introduces Discreet App Icon Feature for All Users

As part of its continued commitment to the safety and security of its users, Grindr has made its Discreet App Icon feature available to all Grindr...


Dec 12, 2019, 09:00 ET Grindr Announces Rollout of New Safety and Security Features; Release of Holistic Security Guide

As part of its continued commitment to the safety and security of its users, Grindr has announced the rollout of new features for users in countries...


Nov 21, 2019, 09:00 ET Grindr for Equality Announces Middle East-North Africa Grant Winners

Grindr for Equality, the Grindr app's program for LGBTQ health and human rights, announced today that it will grant a total of $100,000 to...


Nov 19, 2019, 10:47 ET Grindr Recognized as One of the 100 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by Built In LA

Grindr, the social networking app based in West-Hollywood, California, has been recognized as one of Built in LA's 100 Best Places to Work in Los...


Apr 16, 2019, 13:54 ET Grindr and pop superstar, LGBTQ activist Pabllo Vittar partner to create and offer exclusive content to the Grindr community

Today Grindr and Brazilian drag queen, pop superstar and activist Pabllo Vittar announced a partnership to develop and offer exclusive content to the ...


Jul 26, 2018, 10:00 ET Grindr to Host HIV/AIDS Policy Experts, Advocates at Its First-Ever HIV Data Privacy Summit

Today, Grindr announced it will be hosting its first-ever HIV Data Privacy Summit in Los Angeles. The summit, which is slated for late October 2018,...


May 02, 2018, 01:32 ET Grindr to Host Zero Filter Awards to Celebrate "Queer Voices Who Don't Hold Back"

Grindr, the world's largest queer mobile social network, will host their very first award ceremony, the Zero Filter Awards, tonight, May 2 at 8:00...


Mar 26, 2018, 07:18 ET Grindr Launches New Opt-In HIV Testing Reminders to Help Users Get Tested More Regularly

Grindr, the world's largest queer mobile social network, today announced a new feature update that builds on Grindr for Equality's efforts to raise...


Jan 05, 2018, 07:30 ET Kunlun Group Limited Completes Acquisition Of Grindr LLC; Announces Interim CEO, New CFO And CTO

Kunlun Group Limited closed on its purchase of the remaining stake of Grindr LLC from founder Joel Simkhai. Kunlun, one of the largest mobile gaming...


Dec 28, 2017, 02:01 ET Grindr Announces Best Of 2017 Award Winners

Grindr, the world's largest queer mobile social network, today unveiled the winners of this year's Best of 2017 Grindr Awards. Over 15,000 Grindr...


Nov 21, 2017, 09:00 ET Grindr Adds New Transgender Inclusive Features

Grindr, the world's largest queer mobile social network, today announced changes to its app to be more inclusive of transgender users. The changes...


Nov 15, 2017, 11:00 ET Food 4 Thot Announces Season 2 Premiere Date, Launch Party, And Partnership With Grindr

The instant success and first-of-its-kind podcast Food 4 Thot* will debut their second season on December 10, 2017, after a much-anticipated wait...


Aug 15, 2017, 10:01 ET INTO Magazine Launches New Global Hub for LGBTQ Millennials

New digital lifestyle magazine INTO launched today at intomore.com created for and by global millennials. The original premium content publication...


Mar 25, 2014, 09:00 ET 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 monthly...


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

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 from the...


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 up to...


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 than...


Jan 09, 2013, 10:00 ET 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 2012 Awards....


Nov 08, 2012, 08:00 ET Equality Wins: Grindr Rallies Users in Record-Setting 2012 Elections

Grindr for Equality created awareness about equality issues nationwide by delivering in-app messages directly to its users in an effort to generate...


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 affiliation, ...


Sep 06, 2012, 09:55 ET 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 about...


Jun 18, 2012, 01:00 ET 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 users...


Apr 13, 2012, 08:16 ET 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 with its...


Apr 03, 2012, 03:25 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 the 2012 About.com ...