Furthermore, the Internet in general has long been an open-source supplier of porn and sexual adventuring, with websites like Craigslist and Backpage blatantly catering to the sex industry.Heck, I even remember (far too vividly) the pre-Internet era when “escort ads” appeared in the personals sections of certain newspapers and magazines.Most popular in: South Korea, Turkey, Egypt, Nigeria Planet Romeo is geared towards "gay/bi male and transgender communities" looking to cruise and find hook ups or dates.
So far it appears these apps are geared primarily toward straight men seeking sex with female prostitutes, but products designed for straight women, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, fetishists and the like will certainly be here soon.
Until then, we’ve got Utoopi, Sugar Sugar, The Gentlemen’s Navigator and a few others. I didn’t name them, I just found them.) So below, I’m sorry to say, are a few of the latest prostitute-finder apps.
Right: The world's "largest gay social network" truly is just that.
According to the app, over 2 million dudes in 196 countries use Grindr each and every day.
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.
You might be (rightly) thinking, "What about queer women?
" We only mapped apps for gay dudes (and straight/mixed orientation apps in a separate map) because the market for apps specifically targeting lesbians is much less developed and couldn't be compared across borders in the same way.
Hornet is now available (beta version only) on a web platform as well, accessible from a desktop or laptop.