Bumble Bans Gun Photos From Members' Profiles
In the wake of the Parkland school shooting that left 17 people dead, Bumble announced it will no longer allow members to post any photos of guns or other weapons.
The well-liked app, which was created as a “female-first” dating service, will search through bar no one of its members’ profiles and remove images with weapons. The company plans to filter out any mention or discussion of guns in written content as well, Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd told The contemporary York Times.
The contemporary policy won’t apply to people working in law enforcement or in the military. Herd said that some gun owners, such as competitive sports shooters, could appeal to the company to hold their gun photos on the site.