This Grindr story started w/ a much smaller tip about the company's plans. But after talking to some former employees, who told me about their troubling experiences over the last 18 months, I realized there was a much larger story that hadn't been told 1/
It turns out that moving extremely personal data about millions of gay men to Beijing is not a good idea.
Grindr Had Dreams Of Making The World Better For Queer People. Then A Chinese Gaming Company Bought It. via
Grindr Had Dreams Of Making The World Better For Queer People. Then A Chinese Gaming Company Bought It. via
The idea that Grindr faced a business imperative to pivot toward being a media company strikes me as completely nuts, unless their goal was to lose money.