Grindr is sending users' personal information and location to dozens of ad companies, essentially disclosing their sexual orientation
Grindr is sending users' identifying information and location to dozens of ad companies, according to a new watchdog report. Grindr is the world's biggest gay dating app. By identifying its users to ad companies, it essentially broadcasts their sexual orientation to third parties. OkCupid and Tinder also share users' dating choices and location with ad companies, the report found. The report's authors have called on regulators in the US and Europe to investigate whether the apps are violating privacy laws. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
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