Skeptical at first, satisfied in the end! 5/5
After over 3 years of not being in a relationship, nor dating (by choice, life happened, got busy, etc.), my friends convinced me to get back out there once my hectic life began to settle. A few told me about Bumble, and after a while of bashing the online-dating scene, as I’d always done, gave it a go. One of my first and only matches just so happened to end up being the missing piece to my puzzle, the one person I can bestow my full trust in. Growing stronger and stronger every day, I now couldn’t even imagine life without him.
My advice to you: don’t knock it ‘till you try it.
P.S. Comparing MY experience with Bumble vs friends who’ve used Tinder— Bumble clearly wins. 😉
I paid for the lowest membership and guys I had as matches seemed low quality compared to the previews I could see when I didn't have the membership. Bumble seems fake sometimes. That's the reputation it has. Fake profiles.
The app won’t even open sometimes. Even with the latest update it still crashes more than it opens. Very frustrating.
Not so sure... 2/5
Seems like a lot of cat fishing and the women are very reluctant to respond...POF is better
Great app until recently 1/5
This is the absolute worst app. So many glitches. None have been fixed. I’ve sent in so much feedback. Everyone I talk to says the same thing!!
Bumble Bizz great for networking (safe e-space for women) 5/5
I am already a huge fan! I was a bit skeptical that it would be a dating app. That is not my thing as I am very happily married (14 years), but it is a great quick place to build your professional network that is also a safe space for women in the post-Harvey Weinstein scandal era.
I wouldn’t recommend paying for the extra options unless you are job searching or in between jobs. Otherwise, if you are just looking to expand your existing professional network, you should take an initiated conversation to LinkedIn so your conversations don’t continually expire after 24 hours (although the other side can always extend if they are job seekers). If you go with the free option, conversations that are initiated expire 24 hours and you have a limited number of free extensions (3 maybe?).
Overall, I highly recommend this app to your repertoire.
Hundreds of people, rare matches 2/5
First thing you'll think is that it's a personal problem. But no, I get more matches on other sites. Something's up with their algorithms. Probably started focusing on those who pay.
Not working 1/5
By The Bourica Boy
The app just stopped working bruh. It’s been like 3 weeks. I’m tryna spit game to the hunnies!
Fr though, it says no internet connection no matter what I’m connected to.
Garbage app 1/5
Used to be great now crashes and freezes constantly.
3 Months, Not One Match 1/5
Never gotten a match on here. I’m good looking btw. Just get tinder instead. Kek
How do find a match 1/5
No matches in a week of sign up. Very discouraging
So upset 2/5
Had this app for about a month and then randomly one day it put me back to the main screen and told me to log in with Facebook. I repetitively tried to get in and it wouldn’t let me pass that screen. I’ve delete and redownloaded and tried many other things! Super upset because I loved this app! Please help someone :(
Bubble social 1/5
Steal a page from tinder and make bumble social. I’ll love you forever
It’s flooded with inactive women
Better than the rest 5/5
The problem with dating apps is that you get inundated with worthless messages. This one does not allow that to happen. Good job Bumble! PS if you are not having luck and rate the app poorly because of it...you need to change your techniques, it’s not the app’s fault!
Maybe it’s me but... 3/5
Seems like when men can’t make the first move, there’s a lot less follow up. I’ve been on two other dating sites (match and Cupid) and had mixed results. I thought maybe bumble would be the best way to break through all the misogynistic noise. Maybe it is. Maybe it’s necessary to pay for the various in app features to get noticed? Maybe it’s me?
I gave it 3 stars for the photo verification feature. At least I can reasonably assume that the women who actually follow up are real.
Needs improvement 2/5
It’s nice the sheer volume of people on here. Certainly better then most dating sites and convenient it’s on your phone. For some reason, the app wouldn’t let me even see my matches without purchasing the boost which from my understanding was only meant to allow you more time to respond. The added time does help though because I am busy. It would be nice if some filters were available. I’ve been swamped with matches by people who don’t care to read my epically short profile (which is all you get), so this has become way more time consuming and much less enjoyable. But, like I mentioned before, just the volume of people alone has led to some better matches in the end if you’re willing to put in the time and work. Overall, it is still most conducive to hook-ups, but, while it still needs work, I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the number of people still wanting something a little more serious.
I didn’t approve charge. Bumble barged. The second I got the notification, I immediately told them I did not request to be charged and want a refund. They started talking about their “terms and conditions” and are refusing to refund me for Not using their app. Bumble is a “Gotcha!” Ripoff style business.
I get way less matches on here then on tinder and my profiles are the same.
Ive met some quality people off this app, making memories, thanks bumble
Kills hope 1/5
At first when I read about how the woman has to make the first move. I was excited. To no longer have dead end hellos like I do with all the other apps. But I’ve been using it for 7 months. And it has lead me to realize I’m going to die alone.... this app has really made me feel worse
This is just a scam 1/5
By Fun but ended badly.
Where to begin... this app does not work. It was never meant to work. Its purpose is to drive you insane into thinking you need to spend money to get matches. A LOT of money. A single “superswipe” is TWO dollars. Tinder’s equivalent is free once a day. I have been using this app for a few weeks and I am yet to receive a single match. It’s like they’re trying to get me to spend money to get a match. And half these profiles are definitely fake. The app itself is broken and makes no sense. I got to the point where searching for girls my age, 21-28, I ran out of girls to swipe. So I expanded my search to 21-32. And you know what happened? A lot more girls between 21-28 showed up. How does that make any sense? It just told me there were no more... Then I maxed out the age range and distance. Swiped through all the girls really fast just to test a theory, and then it told me there were no more people to swipe. Then I reduced the range back to 21-28 and like magic, it found more girls again. Now, no matter what age range or distance I’m set on, once I run out of people to swipe, I just adjust the age or distance and suddenly I find more. What’s more, one time it told me “you have two likes, keep swiping to find out who”. Well I swiped right on everyone, “liking” them all and then the number decreased to one. AKA one of the girls who “liked me” was in the batch of girls I “liked” but the app didn’t match us. Also, I know this may sound a little rude, but the app seemed to organize the girls in an order of attractiveness. The first half of the girls I would see would be girls I’d “like”. Then, it would suddenly completely switch to girls I wouldn’t “like” until I ran out of girls to swipe. This happened every time and very consistently. And it’s not just me. I have friends that claim the same thing. None of them receive matches either. And yet all of us can get plenty of matches on Tinder. Overall, this app does not work. It is a complete scam to get money out of you. I’m writing this in hopes it convinces people not to waste their time with this app. 0/5
Tried using it 1/5
Can’t get past the photo. I download my picture and it wouldn’t download and I can’t go further. I’ve deleted & downloaded 3-5 times still the same issue
You'll need it if you are only going to use this one app. The app works fine. The subscriber base however is small and also mostly delusional.
Great group of guys 5/5
By Top dollar billards
Great one it is !
Not working 1/5
Add photo for iPhone does not work.
Enough is Enough 1/5
1. Poor support staff. With an app so popular there is no excuse for poor customer service. I’m a paying customer not here on Z freebie account.
2. I am a decent looking guy but I rarely get matched and if i do it’s not buy a woman I swiped right on. I am not sure how their algorithm works but it’s not in my favor by any means. I get quality activity on other dating sites but not on Bumble.
3. The Super Swipe feature is a joke. I refuse to invest anymore money into that feature. What a waste.
Bumble great for the average Joe 5/5
The fact that the female is required to message you first makes it so much easier because if they message you first that means they like what they saw on your profile and you've already won half of the battle! Great app.
Built to make you upgrade 1/5
The app will show you highly desirable profiles and it seems promising but these accounts get flooded due to the algorithm they use. Less desirable users are free to search and find you so you get notifications that you have been selected buy some users but you can’t see them unless you upgrade. If you do upgrade, you will instantly notice these users are a step or two below any profile you have even been shown for you to swipe on.
Doesn’t work 1/5
By Momma wags
I’ve tried on 3 separate occasions to join because a friend recommended it, but it will not let me past the picture upload. It won’t upload any picture from any of the 3 methods, and I can’t move on from there without a picture. Oh well.
Problems uploading pics 2/5
Interface is good but haven’t been able to add or swap pictures.
Most of the time I get zero connections.
Format results in lazy & passive men 1/5
While in theory the format of this seems cool (the women make the first move) what I’ve noticed happening is that the men become lazy or passive and want the women to make all the moves. This results in a lack of attraction/sexual Chemistry and it goes nowhere. I’ve never met anyone off this app whereas with tinder I’ve meet dozens of men. Not recommending tinder, just using it for comparisons sake. Bumble is not for me.
Bumble fumble 2/5
By Gita Gobbler
Never got anything off this app
Makes no sense 3/5
Should allow the men to message the ladies after a match is made
Bumble BFF is aweful 1/5
Just filled with a bunch of white girls who want to go “brunching and drink wine”. No personalities or honesty whatsoever.
Need to fix picture cropping 1/5
This was a decent app until you f***** the cropping tool for pictures. Now when I upload a picture it automatically just uploads the picture without letting me crop it at all. Awful. Raised your prices as well as continually have people who aren’t even on here anymore. Thanks bumble........
Wanna ruin your self esteem? This is the app for you! 1/5
I have had this app for over an entire YEAR, and boy oh boy did it depress me.
First and foremost, is the very obvious amount of fake profiles. So many super attractive people, and yet all of them with generic profiles. It's actually rather funny to be swiping through various profiles, and then they start repeating themselves. Oh, and obviously none of them will be interested in you.
Then, let's say the stars align and someone DOES match you. Bumble prides itself on being a dating app that requires the woman to message first. A concept that kind of makes sense, until you realize that those girls you matched with? They aren't going to message you. So you watch a timer tick down from 24 hours, and then poof, they are gone forever. You can extend it once, but it just resets the timer (unless you pay bumbles stupidly high prices.)
In short, this app makes you feel ugly and unwanted. Which might be true, but at least other apps might lie about it!
How much did you pay for these... 1/5
Not good but headed there 2/5
By Rustic Barbie
No ones got a bio or they have inappropriate ones.
Showing people out of my mile and age range.
No one responds (which is ok bc they don’t owe me a response but like why match and then never text back? )
Pros: I get to message first and they disappear after 24 hours if they said nothing. Which means no random ‘wanna hookup?’ Text 4 months later from some match that didn’t respond.
I feel like dating apps need lots of improvements. But bumble has a few good things about it. Just the guys in my area aren’t interested in dating. Just sex.
Bumble Fumbles 1/5
By bumble fumbles
Overall men seem to use bumble like Tinder 2.0... (and, well, it actually is)
Ultimately the apps premise and theory is strong, but in practice & reality the app fails ... or really the users fail.
Men here actually treat women with a “fish in a barrel” mentality. I’ve had much more sexually abrasive & outright misconduct here than any other app or site i’ve used — EVER!
To compound issues, Too many fruitless chats fizzle and fail to turn into dates or even phone convos (compared to 2 other apps). I feel men use it to boost their ego on their qty of matches. Or, for those single dads & newly divorced, just as an online chat forum if they’re lonely... And once its crystal clear (despite my bio stating LTR) im not a Netflix & chill lady they either move on, or worse do a slow fade...
I’ve tried sending feedback to the site itself that included very specific questions, only to get a lame boiler plate answer which in no way addressed the question.
So the staff is just as checked out as the users ...
yea LA is a tough city to date, i try to keep my chin up 😊 but men can’t complain (and there are some REALLY jaded men on this app) when they are actually shooting themselves in the feet (in so so many ways) rather than the (lady) fish in this barrel ...
i’ll be taking a little break then starting dating fresh in the new year, but Its unlikely Bumble will be part of that Fresh Start! 😳
Apple watch 5/5
I wish i could use this app on apple watch to answer the mags.
Could be better 2/5
Guys look good here, but they rarely write back after matching. There’s often a delay when swiping, too.
Guys mutually like you, women take the time to message and either get ignored, immediately unmatched, or the “hey, hows your day?” Opens a door for some sexual invite instead of being able to take this seriously as a dating app looking for DATES and possible RELATIONSHIPS, not hook ups.
Great experience 5/5
Takes the pressure off!
You have to have a Facebook to sign up. Hahahahahahahahaha no
It’s fun having the women take the initiative
Broken app 1/5
By Freedom of Peach
I believe this app is broken. 200+ right swipes and not a single match
Is this mic on 2/5
There has been absolutely no response yet. I should have accidentally gotten interest by now. I am beginning to think you have to pay to get a response!
Updated: their FB support is lightning fast. 5/5
By Blake Harris
While their in app support is sub-par, their Twitter/Facebook social media is lightning fast. Maybe an hour to fix my issue? Absolutely wonderful.