Growlr app is worldwide one of the most popular gay social networking apps that focus on its gay bear users. It glorifies the concept of gay bears referring to gay men who are unconventionally manly, muscular, hairy and heavy. With over 9 million users worldwide it allows a broader choice to choose among men of all size, ethnicity, colour, age and origin. It is supported by ios and android platforms. This app is a great way to unite men of gay community worldwide under a single platform and explore more into their relationships.
It is a great platform where you can find men for potential hook ups around you, whether a couple miles away or just next door. Popularity of this app can be acknowledged by the fact that this app has won the 2014 Cybersocket award for “Best Hookup App” for gay men. The platform provides a user friendly interface and a lot of features to offer for free users as well. It lets you share media, pictures, live videos, blogs, piece of writings, an easy way to advertise yourself through shout and an in app shopping platform as well. The aim Growlr is not just casual hookups but to build a rather strong personal and professional network of gay community worldwide. It is better than some gay sugar daddy app like GDaddy app.
Sign up & Login Process
Like many other dating apps, signing up is a relatively simple process. It does not demand much of the information. It only requires a name, email, and password in compulsory details, fill it and be ready to browse. Optionally, you can set a profile picture as well. Or update other details such as physical attributes, preferences, about me section to get a better chance of hook ups.
Growlr requires users to be 18 years or older. To enjoy more privileges it lets you upgrade your profile to Pro that provides enhanced features such as anonymous viewing and face/touch ID security.
User interface of this app is subtle and simple so you will not be jumbled up in complications. It has a number of features to offer even in free membership. Now the search is simple and lets you choose among global or nearby bears. Premium users can keep their favourites in a separate tab. Its search filters have option to look for bears in a specific location. You can also modify your search to singles only, travelling only or a specific age range. It keeps a check at members who viewed your profile. The latest update offers a live video calling as well.
Growlr provides an option of live video chat with other members on the social network
It has personal chat options that lets you chat and share unlimited media in a conversation
It detects your current location and give you suggestions of users nearby
Growlr HOT! Spots is a relatively innovative feature that lets you set up a hotspot and all members within your 20 mile radius that access your hotspot will get premium membership for free as far as they remain in the hotspot radius
It provides comprehensive privacy options where private pictures can be restricted to be viewed by only those members who are allowed by the user