Bumble Inc. In heterosexual matches, only female users can make the first contact with matched male users, while in same-sex matches either person can send a message first. Users can sign up using their phone number or Facebook profile, and have options of searching for romantic matches or, in " BFF mode", friends. Bumble Bizz facilitates business communications. Bumble was founded by Whitney Wolfe Herd shortly after she left Tinder , a dating app she co-founded, due to growing tensions with other company executives. Wolfe Herd has described Bumble as a "feminist dating app".
Indian actress Priyanka Chopra will invest in dating app Bumble as the service prepares to expand into her native country later this year. She will also act as an adviser to the app - which requires women to make the first move - for its Indian launch. Her manager, Anjula Acharia, is also an advisor to Bumble. After becoming one of India's biggest film stars, the actress broke into Hollywood with the TV show Quantico and the film Baywatch. Chopra also recently invested in a US coding school.
These are the core obsessions that drive our newsroom—defining topics of seismic importance to the global economy. Our emails are made to shine in your inbox, with something fresh every morning, afternoon, and weekend. US-based Bumble entered India in December , at a time when the country was already flooded with online dating apps. But just five months later, the company says it has witnessed record-breaking success in the country. Soon after its December launch, Bumble became the fourth-most popular dating app by combined monthly active users on iOS and Android phones in India, according to analytics firm App Annie.
WITH around million users in , Bumble is one of the most popular dating apps in the world. We've rounded up the things you should know about the female led dating app, including how it works and how you can also use it to make friends. Bumble is a dating app similar to Tinder, where daters create a small profile of themselves with pictures and they can swipe through potential suitors. However, Bumble only allows the female to make the first move and she has to send the first message. To use Bumble you first have to download the app from your app store and create an account, which you can do through Facebook.