Dating at techcrunch
Another possible reason is that swipe-based dating apps are much more common than they were two years ago.There is much more competition, and when Tinder was young it was one of the only app-based dating platforms in the space – and didn’t necessarily have to convince users to pick its app over other dating platforms.But we’re assuming you don’t want to change your name just to fare better on a dating app (but hey, we won’t judge). Bumble released a post with a ton of info on what their users are into – which they are able to gain from a combination of your interests (which they pull from Facebook), the new contextual photo filter feature, and user’s overall profiles.
Investors also seemed drawn to startups offering tools to narrow down and simplify dating options.It’s the end of 2016, and the two most popular dating apps – Bumble and Tinder – have released some fun user information which gives us a glimpse into which type of people are most sought after on the dating apps.First Tinder gave us info on the most right-swiped names of 2016.Globally, disclosed venture, seed and growth funding for self-described dating companies totaled around million for the past 12 months.
(The largest fundings are highlighted in the table below.) Full interactive list here.
Bumble, on the other hand, reported that just 18 months after inception users were spending an average of 100 minutes a day in the app.