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Sexual health services stretched to the limit as Tinder causes rise in sexual activity

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Sep 3, 2018, 4:35 pm IST
Updated : Sep 3, 2018, 4:35 pm IST

Sexual health services in Britain are facing a record number of visits by millions of people.

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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