The dating app’s anonymity and pure reach make it a natural fit for sex workers.If you’ve ever borrowed your male mate’s phone to ‘play’ Tinder from the other side of the fence, you’ve no doubt come across a few of the profiles yourself.The act of prostitution is not in itself illegal – but there are certain laws that criminalise activities around it.
I think she actually joined Tinder to find a boyfriend or whatever, but was sent dozens of messages from guys asking for no-strings sex, threesomes or naked pictures – there was basically no romance there at all.
She just thought to herself “I’m not getting anywhere using Tinder to find a bloke, why don’t I just use it to boost business?
And being shooed away by police on street corners is fucking boring.
I’ve tried Gumtree and other websites, but they’re now really hot on closing down profiles that are soliciting sex.
She doesn’t even want a no-strings hookup – at least not in the way you’d think.
Unlike you’re average user, when Sarah sleeps with a guy she meets on Tinder she leaves with much more than new number in her a phone and a funny sex story to tell her mates – she leaves with a pocketful of cash.Using Tinder to solicit clients strips away what little face-to-face communication Sarah had with the people she’s about to have sex with so it becomes completely transactional – almost like doing a supermarket shop.Is she worried about what emotional damage she might be doing to herself?I just made a profile, wrote caption that made it kind of obvious what I do for a living, matched everyone who I was OK sleeping with and then waited for matches to get in contact with me.I know more and more prostitutes are cottoning on as well – it’s made my job insanely easy.’ READ MORE: Meet The Guy Who's Replaced a Prostitue Addiction With Tinder There have been reports for some time that Tinder has been being used this way over the globe.‘I had always worked at brothels or kerb-crawled before I started using Tinder, which was a nightmare, because you’d have to deal with hassle from the police.