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Bumble Information, Statistics, Facts and History

Current Basic Facts

Owner:
Bumble Trading Inc.
Business Started:
2014
Employees:
NA
Service Available On:
Android, Apple iOS
Number of Users:
20 million users (2017)


2017

  • General
    • A new feature called BumbleVid allows users to create 10 second videos in the app to share on their profile or with specific matches. These videos will automatically delete after 24 hours. [1]
    • In just over 2 years bumble now has 12.5 million registered users. [2]
    • Bumble is the number one dating app for users in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Maryland. [3]
    • On average Bumble users earn more than users of other dating apps. [3]
    • Bumble opens its first brick and mortar dating space called the Hive in New York City. The Hive features a coffee bar and a real bar for visitors and will also hold events. [4]
    • Bumble has announced a partnership with the Anti-Defamation League, and has pledged a "zero tolerance policy against misogynist, abusive, and inappropriate behavior." [5]
    • Bumble introduces the SuperSwipe. It shows someone is extra interested in you. [6]
    • Bumble Coins are now available to pay for enhanced features (like the SuperSwipe). The cost $1.99 per coin and are cheaper in bulk. [6]
    • According to reports Match Group made an offer to buy Bumble for $450 million. Some analysts value Bumble at almost $1 billion. [7]
    • The Bumble dating app now has over 18 million registered users. [7]
    • Bumble is launching a new platform BumbleBizz in October which is aiming to connect professionals looking for a new job, a business partner, or to hire new talent. [8]
    • According to some estimates Bumble has 20 million users, and it continues to add more than 50,000 new ones per day. [8]
    • Bumble is expected to take in more than $150 million in 2018. [8]

References

  1. Dating App Bumble Launching Video Feature
  2. Bumble Aims to Expand your Social Networks
  3. Quantcast Map Reveals The Most Searched Dating App In Every U.S. State
  4. Bumble Launches First Brick And Mortar Space In New York City
  5. Bumble, OkCupid Among First Dating Apps to Confront Hate Groups
  6. Dating app Bumble Adds Super Swipes to the Menu
  7. Match Group Makes an Offer to Acquire Bumble
  8. Bumble to Launch Female-Friendly Career Matching App

2016

  • General
    • Bumble is the 7th most search dating app on Google in 2015. [1]
    • On Bumble the woman must send the first message. Now she must do it within 24 hours or the match disappears. This new rule does not apply to same-sex matches or friend matches. [2]
    • A new feature called BumbleBizz will match Bumble users by industry and location. [3]
    • Bumble has over 5.5 million users since its launch a year and a half ago. [3]
    • Bumble now offers a premium paid service called "BumbleBoost". It includes "The BeeLine" (see who has liked you already), "Rematch" (gives you another opportunity with matches), and "BusyBee" (keep expired matches) [4]
    • The 2016 US Dating Awards winner for Dating App of the Year is Bumble. [5]
    • Bumble requires new users to verify they are a real user with a selfie. The user will be required to take a selfie in a specific pose and within 24-hours a moderator will review the photo. [6]
    • Bumble bans mirror selfies, and watermarks or text on photos. [7]

References

  1. Google Reveals 2015's Top-Searched Dating Apps And Sites
  2. Bumble Just Made A Major Change For Male Users
  3. Bumble App Expands its Reach Beyond Dating
  4. Bumble Monetizes its Dating App with BumbleBoost
  5. The US Dating Awards Honor The Best Of The Dating Industry In 2016
  6. Bumble Will Soon Verify Users’ Identity With Selfies
  7. Bumble Banned Mirror Selfies And Other Awful Dating Photos

2015

  • General
    • 60% of matches on Bumble turn into dates. [1]
    • After a month since the launch, there have been more than 100,000 downloads of the Bumble app. [1]
    • The male-female ratio on Bumble is 50-50 and the average user spends more than an hour on Bumble per day. [2]
    • In a little under a year since launch more than 500,000 users have joined Bumble. [2]
    • A new verification program called “VIBee” has launched on Bumble. It is a system that rewards users with a badge if they have good behavior on the app (like not continuous swiping). [3]

References

  1. Tinder co-Founder Launches New Dating App Bumble
  2. After The Tinder Meltdown, Is Bumble The App We Need?
  3. Analyzing Behavior the Next Dating App Trend

2014

  • General
    • Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe left Tinder and launches Bumble. [1]
  • Finances
    • Whitney Wolferaised millions of dollars from Badoo and other non-dating related sources. [1]

References

  1. Former Tinder Co-Founder Launches Bumble, a 'Women-Friendly Tinder' App

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