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.
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.
It's so easy to use that you could arrange a sexual tryst with someone two blocks away in just 10 minutes.
The app's premium version, Grindr Xtra, jettisons the small banner ads inside the free version of the app and offers extra search filters, such as the ability to only see users who currently have the app open.
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.