From here, you can either start a chat or continue swiping through other profiles.
The steps that follow will depend on the user’s gender. If she doesn't initiate a conversation within 24 hours, the connection expires. However, they can show they're especially interested by using the daily 24-hour extend feature.
We empower women by giving them the ability to control the conversation when dating, finding friends, and networking online.
Bumble has made it necessary, and therefore acceptable, for women to make the first move.
The above rules do not apply to same-sex or connections made in Bumble BFF.
In these cases, either person has 24 hours to make the first move before the connection expires.
This is extremely significant: Prompting women to initiate the conversation has led to the highest post-match chat rate in the industry.
Bumble is the first app of its kind to bring dating, friend-finding, and career-building to a single platform.
In order to change this, you'll need to edit your age in your Facebook settings.
Once this update is complete, this change will be reflected on your Bumble profile in 48 - 72 hours.
Users can swipe and create connections in the following ways: Bumble is for everyone!
The app was originally designed to disrupt traditional gender roles in heteronormative dating, but we have since expanded to same-sex dating as well. In same-sex matches, either person is encouraged to make the first move.