As the order of the requested images imply distance, it’s even theoretically possible to triangulate the user’s rough physical location if you know where one or more of the men are physically located.
(All of this is of course more easily accomplished by simply registering an account with the app and opening it like a normal user.) On a small scale like a corporate, café, or airport network, this can be used to reveal any gay man nearby.
The most surprising figures show that 83 percent of the 4,000 gay men polled in the study have sent pictures of their penis to another user, with only 17 percent saying they don’t send those types of pictures."Father Coyle's request was granted and he is currently on leave of absence".The priest also published a message in the Armagh parish bulletin at the end of March confirming he was on extended leave and asking to be kept in parishioners' prayers.He did not say that he is a member of the clergy, describing himself as a lecturer. A spokesman for the Archdiocese of Armagh said on Thursday: "Early in March, Father Rory Coyle asked Archbishop Eamon Martin for time off to obtain personal and spiritual support."Following this, on March 22 he asked the Archbishop to extend his leave so that he could 'engage in a period of personal discernment and receive further help'.On a wider scale, like say for example a nation state that is unfriendly to gay individuals like Russia or Egypt — who to varying degrees also have state‐run Internet service provider monopolies — this can be used to profile and identify every user of the app.Ever wondered how the government built a list over the gay people in England in the 2005 dystopian thriller “V for Vendetta”?Do not say something like “straight acting, masc.” Get over your hangups on being gay and perceptions of “gay-ness”—it’s 2014.3) “Way too many people have the following profile pictures,” which I’ve tweaked for the gay community: 4) “When you do message someone, make sure your message is specific to them.As the local user is always the nearest, the user’s own profile photo is always downloaded first when the app launches; thus revealing the user’s face and appearance.Immediately followed by the picture of every other user who has the app open at the same time in the local area.