Howlr was a furry dating app, similar to the mainstream app Grindr, that relies on user location to find other furries around the user.
It allowed users to set up a very complete profile and join groups related to events they’re attending, personal and artistic interests, and kinks they identify with and then filter users according to these.
It also featured a chat and a Like system that allows a user to let someone know they like the profile, and eventually break the ice.
Release [ edit ]
The app was made available for beta testing on , on Android, via a private link and apk file. Although the link was dispatched to no more than 200 people, the application counted over an overwhelming thousand users by the end of the beta, as a result of testers passing the link around.
On , the app was made public on the Google PlayStore, a few days before the announced release date. In less than a week after the release, almost 2,000 new users joined in .
Although the general release was planned on , the Howlr crew had announced possible delays for the iOS release, as they encountered technical issues with iOS development, as well https://datingranking.net/tattoo-chat-rooms/ as being slowed down by Apple for various reasons.
Controversy [ edit ]
After revelations regarding the founder, Stormy, came to light many in the furry community voiced their displeasure in using an app where the founder once had sex with animals. Stormy decided to step down in order to prevent Howlr collapsing due to the outcry from the community. Continue reading “The Howlr dating app and all the following Howlr Lab apps were free, and with no advertisement at all”