Relationships are not always simple. Meeting the right person can be challenging. Dating apps have made this process a little easier for many people. While apps like Tinder and Match.com thrive, a new app, Bumble is making a name for itself. Founded by Whitney Wolfe, Bumble is making a name for itself as one of the best dating apps in the world. The app takes a unique approach to helping pair people with their perfect match.
Bumble takes a unique approach compared to other dating apps. This app permits only woman to initiate conversations in the attempt to meet a partner. After 24 hours if there is no response, the conversation is deleted and the female must seek another partner. The app provides a number of other interesting features including the ability to sort and favorite conversations and send photo messages. The app even includes a Bumble BFF mode where users can find platonic friends. Bumble has received praise from most users.
Whitney Wolfe’s creation is used mostly by women. More than have of Bumble’s users are women age 18-25. Bumble has experience great success including more than seven million users as of 2016. On average users use the app for more than an hour each day. As of 2016 the app has had more than 15 million different conversations and more than 80 million matches. It currently is ranked as one of the top Lifestyle apps on the Itunes Store.
Only in her twenties, Whitney Wolfe has built quite a resume as a young entrepreneur. She is responsible for founding the first and fourth most successful dating apps of all time, Tinder and Bumble respectively. Her company Bumble is now worth more than half a billion dollars according to TIME. Wolfe’s accomplishments earned her a spot on Business Insider’s 30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech list. With so much already accomplished, Whitney Wolfe is clearly a voice that will be heard for many more years to come.