Most popular in: South Korea, Turkey, Egypt, Nigeria Planet Romeo is geared towards "gay/bi male and transgender communities" looking to cruise and find hook ups or dates.
Features: All users (or "Romeos") can classify photos into five different categories: non-sexual; some skin; softcore; hardcore; and illegal.
You might be (rightly) thinking, "What about queer women?
" We only mapped apps for gay dudes (and straight/mixed orientation apps in a separate map) because the market for apps specifically targeting lesbians is much less developed and couldn't be compared across borders in the same way.
Users can set their location anywhere they want if they need to line up dates before traveling; they can also keep their location totally private.
Romeos can send other people they're interested in a "footprint" which looks just like a sticker or badge with a compliment. Most popular in: India, Kenya Boasting more than 60 million messages exchanged every week, you can only imagine how many are dick pics.
Most popular in: USA, UK, Mexico, Brazil, Bahrain, Australia, France, Indonesia This app markets itself as "the global network for meeting gay men." Features: Allows users to find men by proximity, see who has checked their profiles, buy and send gifts, and browse through profiles.
Features: Users are grouped into "tribes" and can browse profiles of users in their area.
You can apply filters to narrow your search and send photos in chat, as well as make a very short profile description.
Features: Every user is grouped into one of nine categories of "monsters" ranging from a monkey to a pig.
If you're chatting with someone who speaks a different language an "auto translation" feature will translate your messages as you send them. Lester Feder is a world correspondent for Buzz Feed News and is based in Washington, DC.