Dating app Bumble says buzz off to Facebook, plans Hive space expansion next year
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That has included not only building its own social graph, but rebuffing acquisitions for now while it continues to grow, and exploring a new wave of online and offline services, such as its Hive networking pop-ups. When we released a non-Facebook login, our registrations went up 40 percent virtually overnight. Facebook has also served as a cautionary tale, said Wolfe Herd, as the company develops its own standalone network independent of third-party data, and considers how it might ever work with other social networking and social media companies in the future. Shared values has become a big part of how she evaluates working with another company. She batted away the idea of Facebook or other social media companies as potential acquirers. Among them, Wolfe Herd said that Bumble would be expanding its Hive interactive networking spaces next year. She said users want to engage with Bumble and its values in the physical world, which is why it first launched its pop-up hives.
Cat Pritchard 18 Oct Although the South African online dating industry is much smaller than its international counterpart, over 1 straight and gay sites operate in the country. And why wouldn't I I live in this beautiful city where I get to go for morning walks on the mountain, surf in Muizenberg when the Cape Doctor isn't making house calls or just relax in some postcard- perfect spot and read. You have it all.