The danger of gay dating apps

There is a small item in todays newspaper that users of gay dating apps in Russia are being targeted for hate crimes, often involving physical attack, by men who set up dates then arrive and beat them up.

There are a number of security concerns surrounding the use of these apps which Gay Activist has pointed out before. If you are thinking of, or already use, apps for this purpose, you might like to read this recent article on Wired, which revealed just how your safety is affected by this type of app.

Gay Dating Apps Promise Privacy, But Leak Your Exact Location