Bumble app unveils new profile design, revamps matchmaking algorithm
Bumble introduced a new profile design and revamped the matchmaking algorithm on the platform. With the latest update, users of the dating app can now see a person’s bio, including pronouns and interests under their first photo, to get a feel for the potential match early on. The app will also allow users to connect their Instagram and Spotify accounts to the Bumble account. With the latest update, a new system on the app will also give suggestions on photos. Lately, Bumble was also named one of the best apps and games in 2021 by Apple.
Bumble’s new dating experience aims to focus on more engaging profiles. As mentioned, with the new redesign, a person’s bio will be displayed below their first photo, so the user can decide sooner if this is a potential match. Bumble also offers users the ability to socialize by coupling other social media platforms like Instagram and Spotify accounts.
Bumble would use machine learning technologies for the matchmaking algorithm to provide better matches to users. The platform’s new algorithm will also recommend users a photo that will bring more matches to their profiles.
Bumble said it was adding measures to keep the app secure. It will now detect content and behavior that violates its community guidelines using automated and AI-based technology. According to Bumble, these include harassment, hate speech and other inappropriate content in more than 100 languages. Bumble has claimed to have blocked more than 2.5 million accounts in 2021, and a large portion of them have been blocked automatically.
Additionally, the app announced that it will make its travel mode free to all users around the world for 24 hours from December 3 at 12:00 p.m. (IST).
The app also became one of Apple’s 2021 App Store Award winners. The list highlights the top 15 apps and games of the year for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Apple named “Connection” as the best trend of the year and ranked Bumble for following this theme in 2021. their professional networks – while promoting female-powered conversations, ”Apple noted.