That being said, Bumble is a place for everyone regardless of their gender or dating/friendship preference.
Since this concept was designed to correct an issue with opposite sex dating, we’ve removed that functionality and restriction from any same sex connection.
In these cases, either person has to make a move within 24 hours before that connection disappears.
Some of these applications allude to radically new features — but many of them suggest Facebook is still up to its copycat tactics.
Both parties in any same sex connection are encouraged to make the first move and are completely able to do so.
Bumble loves every user, and we continually take feedback that will help us make the app more friendly and successful for everyone.
Facebook won’t say which of these features, if any, will result in a new product.
A company spokesperson says Facebook files more than 1,000 patent applications every year, and most of the ones listed below are still in the application stage.