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The app reportedly works by using "real-time collective knowledge to connect trendsetting crowds and travelers to the places and people that best reflect their distinct interests."CEO Michael Belkin told CNET that he launched because he's "disgusted by the tasteless torsos and imagery on gay social sites and apps." And he wants "the good-taste part of the gay stereotype to gain traction with advertisers and cross the mainstream divide."Belkin launched what is being billed as "the only gay social app approved by the i Tunes store for 12-year-olds and older," with other investors that include Pay Pal cofounder Peter Thiel and Keith Rabois, a former executive at Pay Pal and Linked In, among others."Think of it as the ultimate gay accessory.
Some people think it’s mean but there are people out there who want to hurt other people and people who want to hurt or prey on LGBTQ youth in particular. Scary warnings aside, you can meet cool, non-monsters on dating apps. Users between 13 and 17 years old can see only other Tinder users within the same age group.
Do you feel that the gay community is all too often symbolized by shiny torsos with a body fat percentage below 3? Some very clever Harvard types (are there any other kind?
Do you sense that when you think of gay apps, the first that comes to mind is Grindr? ) believe that, when it comes to apps, the gay community hasn't offered the full bloom of its most tasteful side. This, they claim, is "the only gay social app approved by the i Tunes store for 12-year-olds and older." Before you mount your high, sweaty horse and exert a moral gallop over the idea, might I say that this app doesn't have sex at its core? Here's an extract: "With an emphasis on good taste, is sleekly designed to easily lead users to the right event, restaurant, party, or vacation spot for the moment or upcoming calendar, where their friends are or plan to go soon." Just as Google tells you there are "right" ads and "wrong" ones, so here you can have access to the "right" events, rather than quiz night at your local Uzbek potato vodka bar.
The fine urban studies theorist Richard Florida has offered that cities thrive when they attract a dynamic gay population.
Instead, and I'm quoting the company now, "uses real-time collective knowledge to connect trendsetting crowds and travelers to the places and people that best reflect their distinct interests." Implicit in this rococo marketing speak is the notion that gay people know where it's at before, you know, other sorts of people do. In the i Tunes store, has a charming way of describing itself: "Finally, an LGBT app that you can bring home to Mom! Here's how I found out where the very crunchiest baguettes are at!