Others, like Bumble, which launched late 2014, are newcomers on the market.And as for whether they’re better routes for finding love and companionship, that is an open question.Shelve the roses and chocolate, and bust out your smartphone—if you haven’t already that is.Online dating has been around for several years, but thanks in part to mobile dating apps, it is exploding.And women have been subjected to hostile, lewd and harassing comments on popular dating apps, like Tinder and Ok Cupid, which have been created by largely male teams.
Charlie Stelle, have been researching the landscape and found that people over 60 represent the most rapidly growing demographic in online dating.
Like Bumble, women have the power to send the first message, and they can do it anonymously until they feel comfortable unveiling their identity.
But on Lulu, women also can rate boyfriends, exes and acquaintances — anonymously.
Bumble also just introduced photo messaging–but all photos are watermarked with the users name and face to prevent people from sending incriminating photos.
The creation of three Bay-Area sisters, Arum, Dawoon and Soo Kang, Coffee Meets Bagel emphasizes quality over quantity.
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