The Tinder-Bumble Feud: Dating Apps Fight Over Who Has The Swipe
AILSA CHANG, HOST:
okay. Today on All Tech Considered – an all-out battle in the field of online dating sites.
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CHANG: if you should be interested in love, you’re not likely to find any – at the very least maybe maybe not between your apps Bumble and Tinder. You may understand how these apps work. You appear at another person’s picture, and also you either swipe kept or swipe right. Well, Bumble and Tinder are now actually fighting in court over whether Bumble swiped tips from Tinder. NPR’s Camila Domonoske describes that this battle raises questions regarding exactly exactly how patents work with the online world age.
CAMILA DOMONOSKE, BYLINE: Shauna O’Hara has tried range dating apps.
SHAUNA O’HARA: you will find loads of those, and they are all equally terrible.
DOMONOSKE: Dating is difficult, but utilizing the apps is pretty anastasia date sign in simple. Both in Bumble and Tinder, users see a photo of the feasible date.
O’HARA: once you swipe left, it isn’t some body that you are thinking about. And in the event that you swipe appropriate, then you’re interested, and when they truly are interested aswell, you then link.