The number of conversations on the popular dating app Tinder have risen an average 39% globally due to the coronavirus lockdown, as day by the app reveals.
What’s more the average length of conversations rose by 28% as over a third of the global population is currently isolating under lockdown restrictions.
Lockdowns are having a huge effect on mental health and many people who feel lonely or anxious are flocking to dating apps to start conversations.
In light of the crisis, Tinder also made its Passport feature available for free to all users which allows them to match with anyone in the world by specifying a location.
Tinder noted that Indian users increased their use of the Passport feature by 25% whilst usage in Germany was up 19%, in France 20% and 15% in Brazil.