Tinder Swipes Left On User For Racist, Sexist Rant. Bans Him For Life

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Tinder Swipes Left On User For Racist, Sexist Rant. Bans Him For Life

Nick has been banned permanently from the online dating app.

Highlights

  1. Tinder-user Nick has been banned for life from the app
  2. The ban comes following his sexist and racist comments
  3. Screenshots of his messages have gone viral on social media
Tinder has banned a man called Nick from their online dating app - forever. The ban occurred after Nick's racist and sexist comments came to light following a viral post by California-resident Kevin Tran. Kevin's friend, who wishes to remain anonymous, matched with Nick on the dating app. However, when she apparently took too long to respond to his messages, she found herself on the receiving end of a barrage of racist and sexist comments. Kevin posted the screenshots of the exchange on his Facebook post and you can find them below:

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You can read the full post here.

Amongst the other unsavoury comments made by Nick, he also called his match a 'great body with an empty brain' and the 'biggest waste of time.'

Unsurprisingly, as the post went viral, people started thanking Kevin for the expose and online hate started pouring in for Nick. More evidence surfaced of 'Nick's history of abusive behavior.' Facebook user Katie Marino posted an update talking about how Nick 'repeatedly pushed boundaries with myself and people I know, sending unsolicited nudes more than once.'

You can read the full post here.

However, in a lovely twist of fate, instead of getting buried and forgotten, Nick's racism and misogyny actually resulted in some action being taken against him. On March 1, Tinder VP of Communications and Brand, Rosette Pambakian, posted a blog post about the controversy titled 'In Commemoration of National Pig Day' - saying that Nick had been banned from the app for life due to his texts.

"Hey Nick (and anyone who behaves like you),

We're swiping you off the island.

Tinder has a zero-tolerance policy on disrespect. No racist rants. No sexist pigs. No trolling. No jerks who can't get over their own inadequacies long enough to have a decent conversation with another person on Tinder" says the blog post.

"Women's voices are only getting louder. So let me say this loud and clear: you and your kind are not welcome in our world. And we have the power to keep you out of it" says the blog post.

It ends with a strong statement against sexism and misogyny:

"Women's voices are only getting louder. So let me say this loud and clear: you and your kind are not welcome in our world.

And we have the power to keep you out of it."

You can read the full statement here.

What do you think of Tinder's decision? Let us know using the comments section below.

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