Whitney Wolfe is popularly known as the queen of dating apps and for her enthusiasm in fighting for women rights, especially in the online dating sites. She is the chief executive officer and founder of Bumble, a dating site that has given women the privilege of making the first move. The idea of launching the dating app came in mind after she quit working at Tinder, an online dating site. Whitney first worked at Tinder as a senior marketer, and during his tenure at the company, she noticed that most women in the society were experiencing sexual harassments, her included. For this reason, Whitney wanted to give females a voice in the online dating sites, and eventually, Bumble was established.
— Bumble (@bumble) April 26, 2018
Bumble is one of the fastest growing dating apps and has grown to become one of the most famous dating sites in the world with more than 30 million users. The app has advanced its services by incorporating new features like bumble bizz and bumble bff. Bumble bizz is a feature in the site that helps users get new jobs opportunities. It gives the clients a platform to upload their updated CVs and apply for jobs that match their skills. Bumble bff has been beneficial to the customers since it helps them in finding friends of the same gender with similar lifestyle interests to hang out and have a good time together.
Whitney Wolfe is a smart business oriented woman. She attended the Southern Methodist University, where she studied international relations and majored in marketing. After graduating, she worked in orphanages in Northern Thailand for six months. In 2017, she made headlines on her breathtaking Italian destination wedding with her fiancé Michael Herd, an oil and gas company heir. The two lovebirds first met in 2013 during a Christmas vacation in Aspen.
Recently, Whitney Wolfe was threatened after she banned images of guns in the dating and networking app after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting act. She announced the new policy in March and since then aroused threats and harassments to her managerial team. Commenting on the news, Whitney Wolfe stated that the police officers had to camp around their offices for several weeks. Women who have been supporting guns restrictions have been facing cyberbullying and threats for a very long time from pro-gun activists. Whitney Herd has been in the frontline advocating for women rights in the society.
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