Race Protests Are Forcing Dating Apps To Reconsider The Worthiness Of Their ‘Ethnicity Filters’

Race Protests Are Forcing Dating Apps To Reconsider The Worthiness Of Their ‘Ethnicity Filters’

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It absolutely was probably the most widely mocked—and, often, plainly condemned—features on Grindr, the gay relationship software: a capacity to filter matches by their competition.

With extensive protests across America together with country participating in a painful conversation about competition, Grindr now states it’s going to drop the event the next time so it updates its application. It made the statement on Twitter yesterday—“We will never be silent. Black Lives Mater,” the tweet begins—a message that many saw as tone deaf. (more…)

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