Grindr, the location-based mobile dating app hugely popular among gay men, has launched a new version for straight people. Joel Simkhai, Grindr's founder and chief executive, said the only difference was that Blendr is less focused on sex. It is very difficult to meet new people who are interested in the same things you are — Blendr will help solve the problem. Simkhai said he created Blendr after being inundated with requests from straight women who were jealous of their gay friends' ability to use Grindr to meet people nearby. But he said the new app was designed as a "friend-finding engine" rather than purely for sex and dating. It is similar to Grindr in that it's a community based on interests.
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