Conservative dating app faces backlash
“There are no democrats!” Many women say when asked what they are looking for in Advertisement for the Right Stuff, a dating app for Conservatives backed by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, launched in the US last week.
Users will be able to “connect with people who aren’t offended by anything” and can “see profiles without pronouns,” according to the app’s website.
Right Stuff quickly became the focus of many jokes and ridicule on Twitter.
There are many reasons for this, including: it was co-founded by former Trump administration official John McEntee, as reported by The Hill; application of Spokesperson is Ryann McEnany, sister of former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany; and billionaire Peter Thiel, a prominent Trump supporter, invested $1.5 million in the venture. The app’s ads also became popular for being unintentionally amusing.
“The Right Stuff is all about joining the right dating group with people who share your values,” says McEnany. announcement video posted on the app’s Twitter page.
“We’re sorry that you endured bad years and wasted time with people who didn’t see the world the way we do. Properly. “
According to the promotional video, Right Stuff is a free app, but access is restricted to those who have already received an invitation. In addition, by inviting other users to use the app, Right Stuff female members can receive a premium subscription service.
However, McEnany notes that the app will only offer “male” and “female” gender identity options, meaning anyone with a different gender identity will not be welcome.
The app is currently only available in the US, and there has been no announcement of an expansion to other countries.
According to a Posts on Twitter has been retweeted more than 1,000 times, one of the prompts on the app is “Where were you on January 6?”
There were also social media messages suggesting that many users responded to their whereabouts on that date last year, now known when the Capitol Building in Washington, DC, was attacked by some Trump supporters. public, already contact the FBI then.
The company did not comment publicly on the allegations and did not immediately respond to CTV News for comment on them.
So far, the reviews of the app on the App Store have been very weak, scoring only 2.1 stars.
“It’s a good app but no women?” a user wrote. “The interface is intuitive and easy to use. But the weird thing is, I couldn’t find any women on it. I tried switching my preference to men (just to make sure it was working) and loads of handsome men popped up.”
“I hope the developers fix this.”
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