Millions of people use dating apps to overcome social barriers, busy schedules and shyness in their hunt for "the one". Many have found themselves empowered but others tell of despair and, in extreme cases, threats of blackmail. With data provided exclusively to the BBC by analytics company App Annie, it is also possible to tell the story of the apps behind the phenomenon. Looking at 50 of the world's biggest app markets, two names dominated in
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On Bumble, women make the first move. We believe relationships should begin with respect and equality. Career opportunities come about when you expand your network. On Bumble Bizz, you can pursue a career change, meet team members, or become a mentor. Bumble was first founded to challenge the antiquated rules of dating. Now, Bumble empowers users to connect with confidence whether dating, networking, or meeting friends online. We prioritise kindness and respect, providing a safe online community for users to build new relationships.
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Tinder is the mobile dating app that makes meeting new people as easy as swiping left or right. Import your Facebook profile, and let the match making begin! Unlike conventional dating sites, Tinder relies on snap judgements using a strictly mobile platform. With nothing more than a few images, common interests, or mutual Facebook friends, you're forced to decide whether you want to give someone a chance, or discard them like yesterday's paper.
How many dating apps do that? No stress. No rejection.