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"Women sometimes feel approached in an inappropriate way [on professional platforms]," Wolfe said. Dating apps have been critiqued as having a high churn (when successful, people eventually abandon the platform because they're no longer single).
On Thursday, Bumble announced that it is exploring the world of professional networking with Bumble Bizz.
Bumble Bizz -- which is slated to roll out in the fall -- will exist within the Bumble app.
"That they're being sought out for dates or hit on." Wolfe noted that Bumble Bizz and Bumble BFF are experiments, for now. But friendships and careers have a much longer lifespan. So far, the services are all free, but Wolfe said they'll start monetizing Bumble in a "non restrictive way" very soon.
Wolfe said Bumble will also roll out the ability for people to tailor their profile pictures (fun, sexy, or professional) depending on which service they're using.
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