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The popular dating app, Bumble, has given all its staff members a week off.

CNN Business spoke to a company spokesperson who confirmed that all Bumble's offices globally will be closed for the entire week.

Their reason? It's "a way to thank our team for their hard work and resilience".

Staff members at Badoo, an international dating app owned by the Bumble group, have also been granted free leave for this week.

CNN Business reports that a Bumble staffer in New York tweeted that the paid leave was because CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd picked up on "our collective burnout". The tweet has since been deleted.

"In the US especially, where vacation days are notoriously scarce, it feels like a big deal," wrote Clare O'Connor.

Bumble is headed up by 31-year-old Wolfe Herd, who was an early executive at Tinder before leaving the renowned dating app to start her own venture. The progressive dating app is known for allowing women to make the first move.

Earlier this year, Wolfe Herd made history when she became the youngest female CEO to take a company public in the United States. When she attended the event to honour the momentous occasion, she did it with her 1-year-old on her hip.

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