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Whitney Wolfe CEO Bumble

Most people around world still find dates through friends, at work or when they meet people they like through their everyday activities. But a growing number of young people find their dates on dating apps. The following are three benefits of using them.

They Minimize Pressure

Many people are uncomfortable when meeting new people. They don’t know how to break the ice or make small talk. Dating apps enable those people to interact and connect with others. By the time they get together they have a connection already so there’s less pressure.

They Save Time

People today are busier than ever before. This leaves them very time to meet and connect with new people. Dating app installed on their phones allow them to look for people to date whenever they have a few minutes to spare.

They Offers Many Options

With dating apps, once a person creates a profile they’re matched with many people meeting their specifications. This provides them with several options when deciding who they want to date.

Whitney Wolfe is dating app Bumble’s founder and CEO. She’s also the co-founder of Tinder. At age 19 she started selling bamboo tote bags. She gave the profits to people affected by the BP oil spills. She also helped launch the ‘Help Us Project’, a non-profit organization. After graduating from college, Whitney Wolfe worked with orphanages in Southeast Asia.

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In 2012 she co-founded Tinder, the leading dating app. She left Tinder and founded the dating app Bumble in 2014 to empower women to start conversations with men. Bumble is the fourth most popular dating app. Business Insider named Wolfe to their 2014 list of ’30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech’. Elle named her one of their ‘Women in Tech’ and Forbes named her on their ’30 under 30′ list.

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