Really feel the Bern: Two Sanders Supporters Again on Tinder After Temporary Ban
Two ladies banned from Tinder final week for aggressively selling U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders have been allowed again on the courting app and say they’ll resume telling potential matches to "really feel the Bern."
Robyn Gedrich, 23, from New Jersey, and Haley Lent, 22, from Iowa, have been locked out of Tinder after others on the app accused them of spamming them with lots of of professional-Sanders messages. Information of the ban went viral on social media.
Each ladies stated on Monday they have been capable of signal again into the platform.
"I undoubtedly plan to proceed assembly new individuals and selling Bernie Sanders by way of Tinder," Lent stated in a Twitter message to Reuters.
"I’ve been specializing in swiping slower to have the ability to have extra in depth conversations as we speak," Gedrich stated by e-mail. "Hopefully that may translate to extra help for Bernie, quite than the dismissal I used to be receiving earlier than."
A spokeswoman for Tinder, which is a part of Match Group Inc, owned by IAC/InterActiveCorp, stated the corporate would haven’t any additional remark. On Friday, a Tinder spokeswoman stated: "We entire-heartedly help individuals sharing their political beliefs on Tinder, however we do not permit spamming. So be happy to unfold the Bern, simply do not spam."
"Really feel the Bern" has turn into a well-liked rallying cry amongst Sanders supporters.
Sanders, a U.S. senator from Vermont, is locked in a decent race with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination for the November election. The 2 sq. off on Tuesday within the New Hampshire main.