Gay men are routinely targeted on dating apps like Grindr, where privacy and safety concerns abound. Moreover, employees were told to stop communicating with their Beijing counterparts and to move all company-related communications from WeChat, a popular Chinese messaging platform owned by Tencent, to Slack.
It is currently available in countries. McNeil March 26, Retrieved June 8, Grindr says this was done to reduce spam and improve portability. However, Sarson says we shouldn't presume that dating apps have exacerbated camp and femme-shaming within the LGBTQ community.
Retrieved April 2, Through a spokesperson, Chen declined an interview request for this article. Meanwhile, the Grindr app was humming, clocking 3. That panel, which has gone after Chinese companies like tech giant Huawei, was given extra-sharp teeth by the Trump administration.
That vision is in tatters now. Grindr says this was done to reduce spam and improve portability. Earlier this year, Kunlun, the Chinese mobile company that owns Grindr, reached an agreement with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States CFIUS to sell Grindr by June after the agency raised concerns about national security related to its ownership.
Archived from the original on March 11, Additionally, both Grindr and Blendr were selected as Official Honorees of the Webby Awards for award-winning work in the Social handheld devices category. Archived from the original on September 8, September 30, Grindr debuted on Android in However, Sarson says we shouldn't presume that dating apps have exacerbated camp and femme-shaming within the LGBTQ community.
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Lack of protections can enable "mission-oriented perpetrators," Liz Coston, an assistant professor in the department of gender, sexuality and women's studies at the Virginia Commonwealth University, told NBC News. While the CFIUS investigation played out in private, the company faced a public reckoning that spring.
Bendix did not respond to a request for comment. But the damage was already done. Retrieved August 28, The first big changes came in February.