Popular gay dating app Grindr faces creepy security breach

Grindr is the world’s #1 FREE mobile social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people to connect. Chat and meet up with interesting people for free, or upgrade to Grindr XTRA for more features, more fun, and more chances to connect. Grindr is faster and better than ever: • NEW – Assemble your crew with Group Chat! • See people nearby based on your location • Browse re Sep 06, 2019 · Why would you even do that? Honestly is a disgusting idea, imagine me chatting with “a guy from down the street” only to find out that the guy that was just 2000 feet away from me is now 5,000 miles away from me in just a minute. Grindr. Good old friend Grindr. They now use a technique to block distance-request for users in countries with anti-gay law. Users in other countries may disable the "show distance"-option, so they cannot be located easily. Check this pastebin for more information on their API. See map below or open in a new tab. Researchers in Japan have proven how easy it is figure out the exact location of users of Grindr and other gay dating apps, even if they turn off the “show distance” feature on the apps

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Researchers in Japan have proven how easy it is figure out the exact location of users of Grindr and other gay dating apps, even if they turn off the "show distance" feature.

Update your current location. Is your location correct? Now reset your location services. 1. Open the Settings app on your device 2. Tap Location 3. Uncheck and re-check the on/off option making sure to leave it 'on' 4. Open Grindr Be sure to also check your data connection. When you're using a Wi-Fi network, location is determined by the May 15, 2020 · 4) Before using Grindr, turn the location on in the sidebar and also start the Mock location feature. Drag and put the pin anywhere on the map to change the location to the chosen one. 5) You are done. The new coordinates are ready, and you can check all the profiles that are near the new location.