By Adriana Gomez Licon and Mauricio Savarese
The Associated Press
RIO DE JANEIRO вЂ” Away from the games, some Olympians are searching for a various type of match.
Athletes increasingly are utilising apps like Tinder while they aim to have some fun and escape the pressures of competition in the Olympic Village. Pages from athletes of just about any sport are present on Tinder with updates like “Got the required time to destroy,” or “trying to find fun in Rio!”
Hookups among athletes have traditionally been area of the games but utilizing apps that are mobile made these Olympic flings much easier. a rise in mobile relationship first showed up throughout the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi after Olympic organizers loosened strict social media marketing instructions that had been in position through the 2012 Summer Games in London.
Since that time, industry for hookup apps has just grown much more popular. Tinder, that allows users to swipe directly on a profile image to accept and kept to reject, is just about the widely found in the market that is growing includes Grindr, Hinge as well as others.
Tinder spokeswoman Rosette Pambakian stated use has skyrocketed in Rio de Janeiro. Matches into the Olympic Village increased by 129 % on the and the company expects that trend to continue, she said weekend. Read more “Swipe right if you wish to attach during the Olympics”