What is Bumble?

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Bumble is a swipe-style online dating platform that aims to give women the power in the process. Founded in 2014 by Whitney Wolfe Herd (formerly of Tinder), the company currently is headquartered in Austin, Texas. Previously privately owned, Bumble now trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticket BMBL.

Over the past few years, Bumble has expanded out from making romantic connections to also helping people make business connections and friendship contacts (details outlined below).

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How The Bumble Matchmaking Process

Bumble follows a swipe-style matchmaking process. Users swipe to indicate interest in other members. When there is a mutual match, both members are notified! This is where things get different, though. Instead of immediately opening up a conversation, Bumble gives the woman 24 hours to initiate a conversation. If she doesn’t send anything in that time frame, the match goes away and no one can send a message unless they match again. The men are NOT able to initiate the conversation.

There are additional features and boost-type features that can be used to enhance the experience. We break those down further down in our Bumble review (features section).

What is Bumble BFF?

Bumble BFF is a variation of Bumble Date that is focused solely on helping people make new friends. The matching process is quite similar but the intent of the users is just to make friends.

What is Bumble Bizz?

Also following the same matching process, Bumble Bizz is more about connecting people loo

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