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Its photo-centric nature is emphasized by the limited space you have to describe yourself: just a few lines In practice, Grindr is the gay man's go-to hookup app.
I am a 32-year-old Netflix-addicted, dessert-loving gay man living in San Francisco.Over the course of 30 days this summer, I set out on a mission to use a bunch of dating apps.I selected them based on both popularity and my friends' recommendations.My goal was to find a meaningful connection that could eventually develop into a committed longterm relationship.I was looking for a partner — cute, funny, driven, successful — and eventually a home, a family, maybe even a Nissan hybrid crossover.While I had used some apps before — Ok Cupid, Grindr and Tinder — others like The League, Coffee Meets Bagel and Happn were completely new to me.
What I found was that they enabled a fickle shopping mentality, a Seinfeldian-level of nitpickiness.
Now more than ever, we think we can do better; someone hotter, smarter and funnier is just a few swipes away or geo-located on the nearby elliptical.
But for every upstanding guy who wined and dined me, I stumbled upon many more weirdos (and spam bots).
After 17 dates in 30 days, did one of these apps help me find love?
Of all the dating apps currently on the market, Grindr is the most notorious.
The location-based network for gay men, which claims to have more than 2 million users, popularized a simple, instantly recognizable interface where swiping down reveals a near-endless grid of thumb-sized profile pics emphasizing visuals over text.