Hornet - Queer Social Network

Contains adsIn-app purchases
243K reviews
Content rating
Mature 17+
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About this app

Hornet is a free social networking app for gay, bi, trans, non-binary, and queer adults to connect with each other. You can meet new people, find friends, chat with nearby users, date, or even start a new relationship.

It goes beyond the usual "dating app": Hornet offers a complete social experience, allowing you to connect with LGBTQ users through text messages, live video, video stories, feed photos, and more.

Regardless of which tribe you identify with — from twinks to bears —, everyone is welcome on Hornet!

- Chat with nearby users through text or audio messages.
- Send emojis and stickers, and react to messages using emoticons inspired by the queer community.
- Explore the world and meet users from everywhere.
- Use hashtags to find like-minded people.
- Set filters to check exactly who you are looking for.
- Send Awards to the content you like the most. You can also receive Awards for yours and cash out the balance!

You need to be at least 18 years old to use Hornet.

Hornet Premium
Hornet offers flexible subscriptions that give you access to exclusive features:

- Unlock the full grid.
- See who checked you out.
- Remove ads.
- Find out if your message was read.
- Get access to all filters.
- Add more photos to your public profile.

The first charge will be posted to your payment method at purchase confirmation. Your subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Subscriptions can be managed by the user and auto-renewal can be turned off at any time.

If you need help, write to feedback@hornet.com. Support is free and available 24/7 with record response times.

Privacy Policy: https://hornet.com/about/privacy-policy/
Terms of Service: https://hornet.com/about/terms-of-service/

Follow Hornet on social media
Facebook: @Hornet
Instagram: @hornet
Twitter: @hornet
Updated on
Jul 12, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 8 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

234K reviews
A Google user
March 14, 2019
Inbox advertising and notifications for spam/advertisements is total BS! Not to mention the random 5 second commercials that lock the app until finished with embarrassingly loud music making it impossible to be discreet while using the app. Also the ever present banner ads on top of giant ads within the grid of profiles, means sometimes 50% + of the screen is ads. It's just far too aggressive & ruins the experience. Worse than any app I've used. Deleted account and uninstalled. 👎
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Matthew Hazard
July 4, 2021
Great social media type app for gay men. It has a little bit of everything, but you can use it for dates and meeting people as well. You can share articles and photos and videos. There are stories. My only real complaint is that when you click an external link, it doesn't save your place in the app for more than a minute or two. Unlike other apps, it will reload the whole app and you will have to scroll through your feed to find where you are at again.
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