Race Protests Are Forcing Dating Apps To Reconsider The Value Of Their ‘Ethnicity Filters’

Race Protests Are Forcing Dating Apps To Reconsider The Value Of Their ‘Ethnicity Filters’

(Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) LightRocket via Getty Images It was one of the most widely mocked—and, often, plainly condemned—features on Grindr, the gay dating app: an ability to filter matches by their race. With widespread protests across America and the country engaging in a painful discussion about race, Grindr now

Naked hypocrisy: How Professor Lockdown’s mistress was telling the public to stay at home

Naked hypocrisy: How Professor Lockdown’s mistress was telling the public to stay at home

Professor Neil Ferguson is a regular guest on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. One such appearance was on March 30. It was the 7.50am slot, to be precise, when Prof Ferguson, not surprisingly, repeated the Government’s ‘stay-at-home’ message.How ironic – to put it mildly – this particular soundbite, on that particular morning, seems with hindsight.What