We decided to see which hook up apps designed specifically for gay men are used most around the world, based on the number of downloads in different countries. The data is based on the number of downloaded apps through the i OS App Store and Google Play in August, a month chosen to keep the comparisons standardized.

(App Annie considers that the best way, in this particular case, to independently measure an app's market penetration.) We only list the top-rated app for August, but your favorite app may have been a close second or come out on, um, top in another month, since the competition is fierce.

But sexual content is also controversial in the eyes of the nation’s internet authorities.

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Features: Users are grouped into "tribes" and can browse profiles of users in their area.

You can apply filters to narrow your search and send photos in chat, as well as make a very short profile description.

A pound-for-pound copy of Tinder, Tantan lets users make friends or meet potential partners by swiping left or right at a set of photos, and enabling two-way chat for every mutual match.

While it might help facilitate one-night stands, Tantan is not immune to China’s internet censorship.

So, if you’re a gay (with all due to respect) and looking for gay apps then look no further and keep on reading the article.

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I will review some of the findings from Paul and Hayes, who studied individuals’ hookup experiences (I recommend that you consult the complete study as space constraints do not allow for a full discussion of their work).

To begin with, they defined a hookup as “a sexual encounter (that may or may not involve sexual intercourse) between two people who are brief acquaintances or strangers, usually lasting only one night” (p. In their study of college students, their participants reported they thought that 85% of students had experienced one or more hookups.

Hong Kong-based entrepreneur Larry Salibra reverse-engineered the app using XCode, Apple’s developer kit.

In his breakdown, he discovered the app has a complete lack of encryption, enabling any marginally competent hacker to access usernames, passwords, phone numbers, and even conversations inside the app.

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