Dating apps like Tinder contributing to rise in STIs, experts say, but not for the reasons you think – Politics – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A close up photo of a billboard saying Tinder, Grindr and STI's are connected.

Key points:

Chlamydia notifications have risen in Australia by 13 per cent since 2014, with three-quarters of these among 15ā€“29-year-olds
Gonorrhoea and syphilis figures have also gone up
Experts say STI rates are increasing not because people are having more sex, but because they are having sex with different networks of people

via Dating apps like Tinder contributing to rise in STIs, experts say, but not for the reasons you think – Politics – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)