Joel Simkhai, creator of Grindr. Blendr ‘is about seeing who’s about into the real life in real time.’ Photograph: Suki Dhanda for the Guardian
Joel Simkhai, creator of Grindr. Blendr ‘is about seeing who’s about when you look at the real life in real time.’ Photograph: Suki Dhanda for the Guardian
Grindr, the mobile that is location-based app hugely popular among homosexual males, has launched a brand new variation for straight people.
Joel Simkhai, Grindr’s founder and leader, stated the only real distinction had been that Blendr is less centered on intercourse.
“It is much, more deeply than ‘hey, do you wish to carry on a romantic date?’,” stated Simkhai. “It is about finding friends that are new. It’s very hard to fulfill brand new individuals who are enthusiastic about the exact same things you’re вЂ“ Blendr helps re solve the difficulty.”
Simkhai stated he created Blendr after being inundated with demands from right women that had been jealous of these friends that are gay capacity to make use of Grindr to generally meet individuals nearby.