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Whitney Wolfe’s Dating App

Women can now take full charge of the dating scene thanks to the latest dating app, Bumble. For a long time, women are not treated equally to their male counter parts when it comes to dating. The society expects that a man leads woman follows Men must be the ones on the wheel always. In the process, many have experienced very aggressive, chauvinistic and vulgar men. Most men that turn aggressive can’t take rejection kindly Being. Names like a slut, or a whore are the least of what some women endure in these sites.

However, Bumble threatens to change the dating arena forever. Whitney wolf was sat down by Andrey Andreev, the Russian entrepreneur behind Badoo and he pointed out to her the gap in the dating scene. She had just fallen out with Tinder another dating app. Wolfe wanted to come up with a social app where young people interact and get empowered. Andrey loved the empowerment part and advised Wolfe to incorporate that when coming up with Rumble.

Rumble was born out of the fall out with Tinder and out of Wolfe’s personal experiences in dating. She could not understand why a lady would never be the one to make the first move even in the bar. Rumble seeks to change  perspective. However, Wolfe acknowledges that her app can never be a success without men.

Rumble commands a following of 18 million people. It is a replica of Tinder especially the fun part where one feels like they are playing a game. However, the woman starts the conversation. They take down a connect if the lady does not respond within 24 hours. The app ensures that no one has pseudo accounts and their profiles must match with their face book profiles. Accounts of anyone that turns aggressive are taken down permanently The app records harassment rate of 0.005% Whitney wolf believes that women empowerment should be all round and should begin right from class. She is disturbed by the fact that men crowd the tech industry. She challenges women to take up the roles that men take.

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