Tinder Sues Dating App Bumble for Allegedly Copying Them



Tinder’s parent company, Match Group, is going after one of its main competitors, Bumble.

CNN reports that Match filed a lawsuit against the dating app which creates a space for women to make the first move. The legal docs state that Bumble, which was co-created by three former Tinder employees, stole their “world-changing, card swipe-based, mutual opt-in premise.” It also states that Bumble has features that were “learned of and developed confidentially” while the Bumble co-creators were at Tinder. This includes the “undo” button, a feature that they say is “nearly, if not literally, identical” to Bumble’s “backtrack” option which lets users go back if they accidentally swiped the wrong way on a person.

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50 thoughts on “Tinder Sues Dating App Bumble for Allegedly Copying Them

  1. Ugh, I hate suing law. Suing laws existed just for money. They all think about money that is all. I wish we can abolish suing law. Don't you know if a criminal broke into your house and then steal or destroy your property and at the same time the criminal got into an accident inside your house, they can sue you? A criminal can sue you and easily win because your house make them trip or fall and broke their leg. That is how bad suing law it. Criminals and evil people can sue others just for money.

  2. Fuck match group in general. They pretty much just buy out and run everything into the ground with shady practices. Be it POF, okcupid, Match, Tinder, and soon to be bumble (Which their attempting a hostile buyout of)

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