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Discover Tinder and Bumble's unknown features to boost your Valentine's Day dating experience

Looking to spice up your Valentine's Day? Discover the unknown features of Tinder and Bumble for effortless dating success!

| Updated on: Feb 13 2024, 16:31 IST
Tinder and Bumble
Discover unknown features of Tinder and Bumble for effortless Valentine's Day dating. From love styles to safety tools, enhance your online experience.
Tinder and Bumble
Discover unknown features of Tinder and Bumble for effortless Valentine's Day dating. From love styles to safety tools, enhance your online experience.

Valentine's Day is upon us, and what better time to delve into the world of online dating than now? In this digital age, dating apps like Tinder and Bumble have become go-to platforms for seeking love, companionship, or even just a casual connection. Whether you're a seasoned dater or new to the online dating scene, we've uncovered some lesser-known features of Tinder and Bumble that could enhance your Valentine's Day experience.

Tinder's Unknown Features:

1. Love Styles: Tinder's Love Style feature allows users to express their preferred ways of giving and receiving love, connecting them with others who share similar preferences, whether it's through compliments, gestures, time together, gifts, or physical touch.

2. Tinder Passport: With Passport, users can explore potential matches in any city by dropping a pin on the map, widening their dating pool beyond their current location.

3. Relationship Goals: Users can signal their intentions with the Relationship Goals feature, choosing from options like seeking a long-term partner, short-term fun, or simply making new friends, offering more control over who they connect with.

4. Tinder Matchmaker: Making dating a team effort, Tinder Matchmaker allows users to involve friends in the matchmaking process, gaining insights into potential matches suggested by friends.

5. Photo Verification: Authenticity is prioritised with Tinder's Photo Verification process, where users can verify their profiles with a selfie video, enhancing trust and increasing the chance of meaningful matches.

6. Does This Bother You?: This feature encourages users to report inappropriate conversations, leading to real-time warnings within the app and a safer dating environment.

7. Incognito Mode and Block Contacts: Users can maintain privacy with Incognito Mode, controlling who sees their profile, and block personal contacts they prefer not to encounter on the app.

Bumble's Unknown Feature:

Bumble Deception Detector: It is an AI tool designed to identify spam, scams, and fake profiles, prioritising safety and authenticity. Since its launch, Bumble has seen a significant reduction in reports of fraudulent accounts, demonstrating its effectiveness in creating a secure online space.

1. Bumble's Private Detector uses AI to blur inappropriate images, allowing recipients to decide whether to view, delete, or report them. Bumble has also made an open-source version of Private Detector available on GitHub for other tech companies to use, promoting safety and accountability online.

2. First Initial: In India, Bumble allows women to use only the first initial of their name on their Bumble Date profile for privacy. They can share their full name later if they choose, protecting their identity and preventing unwanted connections from finding them on other platforms.

3. Accountability: Bumble introduced Review Before You Send, a feature that prompts users to reconsider potentially hurtful messages before sending compliments. Automated safeguards detect toxic language, giving senders the chance to edit their message to create a more positive experience on the app.

4. Authentic Profile: Your Bumble profile should accurately represent your lifestyle, values, and appearance to find compatible connections. Bumble requires adherence to photo guidelines and prohibits impersonation, misrepresentation, and catfishing to maintain integrity on the platform.

This Valentine's Day, whether you're swiping on Tinder or Bumble, these hidden features could be the key to unlocking meaningful connections and making your online dating journey more rewarding.

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First Published Date: 12 Feb, 20:04 IST