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Geolocation, Location, Location: Interview With Grindr CEO Joel Simkhai

In three short years, social apps for smart phones have fundamentally changed how gay men meet and interact. Joel Simkhai, founder and CEO of Grindr—the app that provides users with the opportunity to see a plethora of profiles of other men who are nearby using a smart phone’s GPS technology—has seen this first-hand. Always an […]

Find It On Foursquare

Although I’ve only bothered to “check in” twelve times since last December, I understand the allure of Foursquare. An application for iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Palm users, Foursquare uses a smart phone’s global positioning system (GPS) as a navigation tool to explore and find listings of things to do, venues to see and places to […]