Refinery29's Liz Black took note of the app's "condescending ads," tweeting, "Like a plus size woman would be shocked a man thinks she's hot." Blogger Callie Thorpe of From The Corners Of The Curve told ASOS, "It feels that instead of addressing the way plus size women are treated in society — and most certainly on the dating scene — we are having to further separate them." In the same article, curve model Felicity Hayward said, "To then make a separate dating app for bigger girls is a completely backwards step.
Dear Ska Date, Thank you for creating such amazing software!Don’t always be the one to initiate the phone calls, give them a chance to call you too.That doesn’t mean waiting by the phone for them to ring.Size discrimination runs rampant, and it affects everything from healthcare to employment to media to the size of seats on public transportation to the self esteem of individuals.
That it would also affect dating doesn't seem unreasonable." SLi NK Magazine Editor Rivkie Baum told Huffington Post that Woo Plus' approach was "animalistic," adding, "I can’t help feeling that continuing to make bigger bodies into a fetish by segregating them continues to make falling in love with someone above a size 18 seem unusual." I understand every single one of their points, and for the most part, I agree wholeheartedly.