Category Archives: Dating App

All About Whitney Wolfe

Whitney Wolfe created the app Bumble in December 2014. With this app, if the person is interested in a heterosexual relationship then only the female can initiate contact. If the person is interested in a same-sex relationship then either person can initiate contact. One thing about dating app is if a free user doesn’t reply within 24 hours then the match disappears. In March 2016, a new feature called BFF was brought to the app. With this feature the app will match you with people of the same sex who are just interested in friendship. The point of this app is to make it so women are in charge and they don’t have to get unwanted messages or talk to anyone they don’t want to. Whitney Wolfe created this app after she left another well-known dating app and sued them. The app headquarters are in Austin, Texas and currently has around 35 employees.

Whitney Wolfe was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1990. She attended Southern Methodist University where she majored in International Studies. She started first fission business at the age of 19 by selling bamboo tote bags to the areas that were impacted by the BP oil spill. The name of this non profit was called the Help Us Project and she teamed up with a celebrity stylist Patrick Aufdenkamp. After Whitney Wolfe graduated she went to Southeast Asia where she worked closely with orphanages.

At the age of 22, Whitney Wolfe joined Hatch Labs. Through this company she became involved with the startup called Cardify. This was later abandoned and she co-founded the dating app called Tinder. After a little while she became the vice president of Tinder. Whitney left the company in 2014 because of tensions company executives. After leaving, she filed a lawsuit against Tinder for sexual harassment. Not only did she receive over 1 million dollars but she also received stock in the company. The founder of Baddo, Anthony Andreev, contacted her and wanted to team up with her to create another dating app. This is how Bumble was born. As of April 2016, Bumble is the 4th most popular dating app.

Even though Whitney Wolfe is young, she has accomplished a lot of great things in her life. She saw what she wanted and she went for it. She followed her dreams and found success.

Top Notch Social Networking App: Skout

TCPalm ranked Skout one of the top ten dating apps for iOs and Android users. This list was compiled by Julie Spira who is recognized as an online dating expert out of the Los Angeles area. With twenty years of experience under her belt, Ms. Spira has acquired a wide range of knowledge when it comes to online dating. The list created includes the best sites for social networking, mobile dating, and social discovery apps geared towards singles. The list includes apps such as Tinder, Let’s Date, and Zoosk. Other apps that made the list is Skout, Badoo, OK Cupid, among others. This article helps users navigate to the best apps and website for singles to use.

Of those apps that made the rankings, Skout is an app that cannot be overlooked. The Software Development industry founded Skout in 2007. And the app officially launched in 2008 for users to have a global network at their fingertips. It is one of the earlier mobile dating apps. The app was designed to use a person’s location to help with their social networking and dating. By using a user’s global position, the app allows them to find other users that are in a general radius of each other. While being a global application, Skout is offered in fourteen different languages around the globe. The app does offer security features for their users. For example, it does not disclose any one’s exact address or location. The app also keeps the teen users separate from the adult users with additional security features.

There are over 500 million connections made with users and this incredible app. Users of Skout can also take advantage of two other apps: Nixter, which is a nightlife app, and Fuse, which is a group messaging app. Users can connect with people in their general location or make friends with others halfway around the world. Users can browse profiles and the recent activity of the other users. Common interests can be filtered to help establish connections with others. This app offers people the ability to meet and message others to begin a friendship or something more serious. This app is stellar when it comes to social networking around the globe. It is a way to stay in touch with current friends as well as make many more to expand one’s social network. Another unique feature that Skout offers is Skout Travel. This paid feature offers those traveling to new places to meet new friends in the area that they will be traveling to. Another cool feature brings conversations to each other by “shake to chat”. This feature allows users who are using the app to simultaneously shake their phones and begin a chat with each other. It is a fun feature that no other social networking app offers. Skout is one of the leading apps for meeting new people and growing your social networks.