Mobile sex dating

Dedicated to verified college students and alumni (via education database). Alumni cannot initiate or respond to contact or post status updates.

Members only see intersection of what they are looking for and what other members are looking for. Free messaging and status posting for undergraduates (5 messages/day limit).

You can like someone without them knowing unless you’ve liked them back.

You can talk to a person, but can't see what they look like.

Mobile dating applications (apps) have changed the way gay men find others in their geographic area for sexual activity and romantic relationships.

Many of these apps are branded in relation to traditional masculinity and have become a breeding ground for femmephobic, or anti-effeminate, language.

Past research has not examined the effects of femmephobic language in social networking apps designed for men who have sex with men (MSM) on app users' perceptions.

This research employed an online experiment of 143 MSM app users to test how users respond to femmephobic and non-femmephobic language use in MSM dating profiles.