Sex on demand: geosocial networking phone apps and risk of sexually transmitted infections among a cross-sectional sample of men who have sex with men in Los Angeles County. How do we present ourselves on our dating profiles? Chaim Kuhnreich does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company which allows Grindr was the first gay geosocial organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.
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Methods Our sample was recruited from Grindr, the most commonly used of these mobile apps among MSM, using broadcast advertising. To our knowledge, this is the first study to investigate app use and sexual behaviors of geosocial-networking app-using MSM in Atlanta and in the Southern United States as a whole.
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