It can be difficult to find the time to date and make friends when you are in your 20s and constantly working and on the move. Bumble has the solution for both of these issues now that they introducing the new Bumble BFF module. It works from inside the regular Bumble app and can be used to find friends in your area. It uses a different algorithm than the dating portion of the app and is specifically focused on finding people who you would get along with platonically. You simply get matched up with people who have similar interests and you can choose whether or not your want to talk more with them.
Whitney Wolfe came up with the idea for Bumble BFF when she realized how difficult it can be to make friends when you are busy with work. Since dating apps are already extremely popular and socially accepted, she realized that the same idea can be used to promote friendship. Since Bumble is created by women and caters specifically to other females, you can rest assured that you will be matched appropriately and not have to worry about unsavory exchanges that sometimes occur when using other dating apps. Users are already raving about Bumble BFF and how it has helped them expand their social life and expose them to new people. It is also a great way to expand your network and connections.
Whitney Wolfe has come a long way from growing up Salt Lake City, Utah. She went to college at the Southern Methodist University and studied International Studies. While still in school, she founded her first business and gave the proceeds to the areas that had been harmed by the BP oil spill. She also launched another non-profit organization with Patrick Aufdenkamp which was called the “Help Us Project.”
Whitney Wolfe started her career with her employed with Hatch Labs right out of college. That led to her getting involved with Cardify and eventually becoming a co-founder of Tinder. During her time there, she was the Vice President of marketing. She founded Bumble in 2014 and it is now the fourth most popular dating app.