In line with Tinder, Bumble feminist positions itself as 100% Girl Power, away from gritty male solicitation. Members select profiles by browsing a series of photographs chosen for their location.
If reciprocal visual appeal can then begin the chat conversation. Land on which the male, more enterprising, usually distinguished by its direct and pungent approach. Except that the first step, the first “Hello” chat, is reserved exclusively for ladies.
At a time when Tinder starts to offer pay features, this is a new actor (or actress? And it will start to make themselves known, and develop a vital minimum number of users.
The principle of the app will be almost identical to Tinder, with the famous Swipe to validate or not the games but Bumble will stand out by offering more than just a photo to decide.
“But then I would just put a model and then when they met me they would be disappointed, so there was no happy medium.” Which is why Thompson, now 24, says she set out on a crusade to ensure that other women wouldn’t feel the way she once did.
“If you’re a really tall girl or a really curvy girl and you’ve been trying to hide it all your life, instead you’re celebrating it,” she says.
From contacting to the first message, the gentlemen will have to wait and wait for the fairer sex choose whether or not she is interested.
“We sift through the men on the site to make sure they’re not just chasing after these types of women,” she says. “ We have this idea in our head on what is sexy, like Calista Flockhart or Victoria’s Secret girls — these lollipops with breast implants.
“You can tell if they’re chasers from their profile names or what they say in them.” The site drew 95,000 users sin its first few days. All of the plus-sized girls I know are attractive, they all have boyfriends; that’s what’s attractive.” Thompson says she constantly had to prove that her body type was just as beautiful as the stick-skinny models she was competing with on “ANTM.” “Girls in the house — some even my friends — would tell me that I’m fat, like Stacy Ann,” she recalls.
“Then you find a guy who likes really tall girls.” The web site costs a month and users can customize what they’re looking for, whether it’s a date, a hookup, or something long-term.
When asked if she’s concerned that the site will attract men who fetishize these types of women, Thompson says she has it under control — for now.