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In 2014, CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd founded whats now become one of the most popular dating apps on the market: Bumble. Herd, also a co-founder and former Vice President of Marketing for Tinder, left the company due to growing tensions with other executives. Since launch, Bumble has accrued over 66 million users with over 90,000 new users every day, who make over 23 million matches per week. To date, over 1.1 billion first matches have been made.
While Bumble is technically a “people-meeting service,” allowing users to specify that they are interested in making friends or networking for business purposes, the bulk of its users are looking for romantic prospects.
How Does Bumble Work for Guys?
How much value you get out of Bumble, assuming you’re using it for dating reasons, will depend on two key factors: how much effort you are willing to put into creating a clever and inviting profile and how well you can engage with the women you’ve matched with.
To help you in both of those areas, we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide to getting the most out of your Bumble experience, including step-by-step instructions on how to create a Bumble account and use the app, tips on crafting the perfect profile, and advice on navigating Bumble’s unique rules around messaging women to maximize your chances of landing yourself a date.
Crafting Your Bumble Profile
In the beginning, one could only sign into Bumble using Facebook, but this mandate has changed. Now, you can simply sign up with a phone number as well, where you simply input the code that is texted to you. If you sign in via Facebook, the app will ask you to provide access to your public profile, friend list, relationships, birthday, work and educational history, current city, photos, likes and email address – a long list aimed at helping you to build a detailed profile later on – but you can edit the information that you provide. Continue reading «How to Use Bumble to Guarantee Yourself a Date»