Bumble: News

Bumble is an online dating application where users can swipe left or swipe right to indicate their interest or disinterest in the display profile. At first, the platform appears to be very similar to the popular dating application Tinder however the key difference in bumble is that only female users can first make contact with matched male users. In same-sex matches, either person can send the message first. Bumble was founded by Whitney Wolfe Herd in 2014 shortly after she quit Tinder which she claims to have co-founded. She described Bumble as a "feminist dating app". Today, the Texas-based company trades under the ticker BMBL on the New York Stock Exchange. Bumble's IPO in February this year made Wolfe Herd the world's youngest self-made woman billionaire at the age of 31. In February, Her stake in bumble was worth approximately $1.6 billion. Bumble also happens to be America's second-largest dating app to go public after Match.com's parent company Match Group's IPO in 2015.

Bumble founder envisions AI 'concierges' to revolutionize online dating

Whitney Wolfe Herd, the founder of popular dating app Bumble, has suggested a future where personal AI "dating concierges" could potentially find matches for users.

30 Apr 2024

Latest Tech News

Bumble's new feature aims to streamline messaging for women

Bumble, the women-centric dating app, is set to introduce a series of enhancements in its upcoming app relaunch.

28 Feb 2024

Layoff News

Bumble to fire 30% of its workforce in restructuring move

Bumble has revealed plans to lay off around 350 employees, which is about 30% of its workforce.

Bumble introduces AI-powered 'Deception Detector' to block fake profiles

Dating app Bumble is stepping up its game with the launch of Deception Detector.

14 Jul 2023


From 'delusionships' to 'fake-ups', here's latest GenZ dating trends

In an ever-evolving world of Gen Z dating, things have undergone significant transformations in recent years.

24 Jan 2023


Online dating: Questions to ask before you meet in real

Dating online on apps like Tinder and Bumble is no mean feat! If you are genuinely looking to build a meaningful relationship, it is a whole new ballgame.

09 Aug 2022


Mumbai man seeks sisters on Tinder for Raksha Bandhan

Apps like Tinder have made finding dates much easier and faster, but does it always have to be romantic love?

12 Feb 2021


NewsBytes Briefing: After Apple, Microsoft goes after Google, and more

If you can't beat someone fair and square, get the government involved. After almost snatching away Australia from under Google's nose, Microsoft is lobbying the US government to adopt the same Australian media rules that Google and Facebook hate.

12 Feb 2021


Bumble IPO makes Whitney Wolfe Herd world's youngest woman billionaire

Bumble was founded in 2014. The company launched its IPO on Thursday. During trading, the share price went up by 65 percent to $70.31 per share.

02 Dec 2019

Ben Affleck

Raya, the dating app Hollywood celebrities use for finding love

Today, a large number of adults rely on dating services like Tinder, Bumble, and Hinge to find their partners.

18 Jul 2019

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Happy birthday Priyanka: Let's take a look at her legacy

From winning the Miss World in 2000, becoming a top Bollywood actress to making a name in the West, Priyanka Chopra Jonas has come a long way.

10 Jul 2019

Sexual Harassment

Priyanka Chopra's Bumble App owner accused of misogyny, sexism

US-based dating app Bumble has come under fire as the founding partner of the app allegedly built the parent company on the foundation of misogyny, sexism, and racism.

27 Jun 2019

Nick Jonas

This is how Priyanka Chopra amassed Rs. 200cr-worth of wealth

From winning the Miss World in 2000, becoming a top Bollywood actress to making a name in the West, Priyanka Chopra Jonas has come a long way.

NASA's Bumble 'space robot' flies on International Space Station

In a major development, a NASA-built robot called Bumble has flown on the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time.

25 Apr 2019


Dating app Bumble's AI will save you from unwanted nudes

Priyanka Chopra-backed Bumble dating app will soon use artificial intelligence to save people from unwanted nudes.

04 Oct 2018


Priyanka Chopra becomes a tech investor, backs dating app Bumble

Bumble, the women-first social-networking-cum-dating app, is planning to expand its market in India later this year, with actress Priyanka Chopra backing them as an investor and adviser.

17 Apr 2018


Bumble drops Facebook login requirement from its registration process

Women-first dating app Bumble will no longer require users to login via their Facebook accounts.

17 Feb 2018


Tinder to let women decide who they want to message

Dating app Tinder is set to introduce a new feature on its platform that will allow only female users to text their matches first.