Unprotected dateing sites

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“Tinder is in a unique position to promote a message that, while sexual encounters can be fun and exciting, they are potentially risky,” wrote Laura Boudreau, the foundation’s chief counsel for operations.But Grindr argued that it’s already doing just that. “As one of the world’s largest gay platforms, we take this issue very seriously,” Grindr told the Times.If dating apps are facilitating uninformed or unprotected sex, they might also be a powerful tool to help prevent it.

“And let’s get online right now so we can find those partners and send them a message.” In its response to Tinder’s letter, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation argued that “rather than trying to chill AHF’s health message with frivolous lawsuits,” Tinder should add a message to its app urging users to practice safe sex and get tested.Dating companies are being pushed to better protect users, but some seem reluctant to do more— or even to talk about whether there’s a problem.John Leech thinks the situation is new, and dangerous.“They ask men, ‘where do you think that you met your partner?’ and about 50 percent say they met them through an internet app — Grindr, SCRUFF, Craigslist,” Sarah Rowan, Interim Director of HIV and Viral Hepatitis Prevention with Denver Public Health, told Colorado Public Radio.“This technology coming into play aggregates the demand and supply of willing participants, so the spread will be more prevalent,” co-author Jason Chan told Vice News, “Now we have apps on our mobile phones instead of a website so the access becomes that much easier.

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