Switching it to "Off" means your profile will only be shown to existing matches and those who you've swiped right on in the past.

The above rules do not apply to same-sex or connections made in Bumble BFF.

In these cases, either person has 24 hours to make the first move before the connection expires.

This is extremely significant: Prompting women to initiate the conversation has led to the highest post-match chat rate in the industry.

The unique model of putting women in charge and employing robust reporting has allowed Bumble to achieve incomparably low reports of harassment and abuse.

From here, you can either start a chat or continue swiping through other profiles.

The steps that follow will depend on the user’s gender. If she doesn't initiate a conversation within 24 hours, the connection expires. However, they can show they're especially interested by using the daily 24-hour extend feature." button to reach out to our Support team for assistance.Additionally, please ensure that you're in a bright environment and that you're copying the gesture in the photo as closely as possible.Currently, yes, Facebook is the only way to create a Bumble account.We use Facebook to help build your profile by importing your name, age, school, and/or occupation.Boost unlocks added features, such as seeing users who have already swiped right on your profile, re-matching with expired connections, and extending your matches for an additional 24 hours.