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Badoo Information, Statistics, Facts and History

Current Basic Facts

Owner:
Badoo Trading Limited (Founder is Andrey Andreevh)
Business Started:
2006
Employees:
250 (in 2016)
Number of Sites & Partnerships::
1 Website
Number of Mobile Applications:
3 (iPhone, Android, Blackberry)
Number of Active Members:
60 million (2016)


2017

  • General Information
    • Badoo launched a new search feature which uses facial recognition technology to match users with dates who look like their favorite celebrities. [1]
    • Lookalike celebrity feature which finds Badoo members who looks similar to a celebrity also allows you to upload a picture of your crush so you can find other similar looking people. [2]

References

  1. SuperSwipes, Celebrity Look-Alikes, And More Of The Week’s Biggest Dating News
  2. Badoo’s New Feature Lets You Date Celebrity Lookalikes

2016

  • General Information
    • The Lulu dating app was acquired by Badoo. [1]
    • The founder of Lulu, Alexandra Chong has been named President of Badoo. [1]
    • Photo verification has been added to the new Badoo dating apps found on the iPhone, Android and Windows Phone. New users are ask to submit a photo of themselves performing a specific gesture which then a moderator will compare with their other photos to confirm that the photo's are of the actual user. Over 5,000 moderators help in this process. [2]
    • Badoo Android reaches 100 million downloads. It is the first dating app to do so. [3]
    • The Badoo dating apps now allow members to upload 15 second videos. [4]
    • Badoo adds a new selfie safety feature which allows a woman to ask a man to send them a selfie after the man initiates a conversation. This is to help prevent catfishing (from people using other peoples photos). [5]
  • Members
    • Badoo currently has 300 million users in 190 countries from around the world. [1]
    • Badoo has 60 million monthly active users who on average spends 1.8 hours on Badoo per day. [1]
    • Badoo has 400,000 signups every day which happens mostly in Europe and South America. [2]

References

  1. Dating App Lulu Becomes Part of Online Dating Service Badoo
  2. Badoo Launches Photo Verification for Safer Dating
  3. Badoo Becomes First Dating App To Hit 100M Downloads On Android
  4. Badoo Dating App Now Allows User Video Clips
  5. Badoo Adds “Selfie Request” to Improve Safety for Female Daters

2014

  • Finances
    • Badoo may have an IPO in the works. They have hired Goldman Sachs Group as an advisor. [1]
  • Members
    • Badoo now has signed up over 200 million people worldwide. 25 million of the members are active on the dating site. [1]
    • Badoo has the most traffic of all the dating sites according to ComScore. [1]
    • Badoo is most popular in Europe and Latin America. [1]

References

  1. How A Russian Is Taking Over The (Online Dating) World

2012

  • General Information
    • Badoo has mobile dating apps for the iPhone, Android and Blackberry. [1]
  • Finances
    • Baddo revenue is $150 million annually and claims to being profitable for the last 2 years. [1]
  • Members
    • Badoo has 140 million members worldwide and is growing at 150 thousand members a day. They have 35 million active members every month. [1]
    • 12 percent of Badoo members have found a serious relationship, with 2 percent of those having eventually married. [1]

References

  1. Badoo Now at $150 Million in Revenue Annually and is Profitable

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