Tinder Is Now Helping You Find Out If You’ve Caught An STI

By : Alex Mays |


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Tinder are finally making it as easy to find an STI clinic as it is to find a date…

This comes after an awareness campaign from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) put up billboards associating apps like Tinder  and Grindr with catching STI’s.

The new health safety page provides prevention and testing information. This move has ending their feud with the California advocacy group, who will now removed all advertisements, according to Reuters.

The new section created by the dating app can locate the nearest place to get tested for STIs and also includes some safe sex tips, like using condoms, talking about your sexual history before you have sex, and getting any appropriate vaccinations.

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In a statement, a spokesman for Tinder said:

An important aspect of any healthy relationship – whether formed on Tinder or otherwise — is ensuring sexual health and safety. While the CDC, who conducted the largest and most credible study on the topic, has never identified any connection that supports the idea that Tinder usage correlates with, let alone causes, an increase in STDs, we’re of course in favor of organizations that provide public education resources on the topic.

Tinder is now referring users to the health safety page on their website, but finding the page from within the app or from Tinder’s homepage could be a hell of a lot more user friendly. Not as easy as swiping right, that’s for sure…

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Well, at least they’re trying…


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