Four Billion Swipes Later, Bumble Comes To Android

Bumble, the popular mobile dating app where girls have to make the first move, has finally dropped its long-requested Android version.

The Texas-based company has been teasing the release for months and it’s finally here, just a few days after the one-year anniversary of when Bumble went live on iOS.

We’ve talked about Bumble’s rapid growth rate before, and it seems like the company is still on a roll. Whitney Wolfe, cofounder and CEO of Bumble, said that they’ve seen as high as 65 percent month-over-month growth, and more than 80 million matches made by users.

These stats translates into two million swipes by boys and girls each hour, and over 100,000 girl-initiated matches each hour.

Many wondered when Bumble launched if it would be hindered by its girls-first requirement, but it seems that the restriction has actually helped growth while keeping abuse relatively low.

So what comes next for the company besides trying to onboard a swarm of new Android users? Bumble has said they are now beginning to expand outside the United States, starting with Australia, France, Brazil, and Spain this month.

Bumble for Android is out now, and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store.