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Lady Gaga Turns Grindr CEO Joel Simkhai into a Monster — Literally

THE SHOT: Joel Simkhai, founder and CEO of Grindr–the gay sex app for agoraphobics–gets a little carried away on his own profile to promote theirĀ Gaga sweepstakes. Want a chance to win an autographed copy of Born This Way on vinyl? All you have to do is “monsterfy” your Grindr profile photo, thereby giving up any hope of getting laid for a week.

Although some users trolling the app may have an innate predisposition for looking monstrous (example 1, example 2, example 3), we are all for efficiently spotting Lady Gaga’s gay fans and keeping them exactly where they are — 340.4 miles away.

By:           Oscar Raymundo
On:           Jun 2, 2011
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  • 3 Comments
    • Zeus
      Zeus

      Grindr is gross.

      Jun 2, 2011 at 3:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Not being a drag
      Not being a drag

      Yeah.. You were born that way as a homosexual, but you use Grinder by choice..

      and for the record, a very tired choice!!

      “So carry yourself like a queen, and you will attract a king” Salt~n~Pepa

      Jun 2, 2011 at 4:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jeff4justice
      jeff4justice

      Grinder needs to improve in the following ways:

      1) Increase the description word limit. Allow it to scroll down or continue on a second page.

      2) Allow one’s current photo to appear while the new one is pending approval instead of the stupid “Photo Pending Approval” pic.

      3) Quit flagging profiles that promote a personal web site – especially since they allow a FaceBook profile link. If you want a user to rave about your site/app, then don’t be an ass when they promote themselves on your site too. I link to my YouTube page so potential dates or hook ups can see what I actually look like in recent video.

      4) Allow at least 2 pics

      5) Enable a no pic filter

      Jun 2, 2011 at 9:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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