Sexual health services see growth in visits as sexual activity rises due to Tinder

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Sep 3, 2018, 4:35 pm IST
Updated Sep 3, 2018, 4:35 pm IST
While HIV screenings have gone up, the problem is compounded since people don’t keep in touch with people they met online.
Authorities are concerned as apps like Tinder and Grindr fuel the rise (Photo: AFP)
 Authorities are concerned as apps like Tinder and Grindr fuel the rise (Photo: AFP)

Social media and online dating may have come as good news for most people willing to meet new partners and get action more often. But not everyone is necessarily pleased with the availability of platforms which makes sex more accessible.

Sexual health services in Britain are facing a record number of visits by millions of people. This development has come amid concerns that online dating apps like Tinder and Grindr are causing a rise in sexual activity.

 

While HIV screenings have gone up, the problem is compounded since people don’t keep in touch with people they met online.

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