Clicking the button switches its label to 'Awaiting Bang' but will not notify them of your interest.
The app is available in over fifteen languages including Korean, Russian, and Swedish.
Most popular in: South Korea, Turkey, Egypt, Nigeria Planet Romeo is geared towards "gay/bi male and transgender communities" looking to cruise and find hook ups or dates.
A second glitch seems to be that once users have indicated they are 'Down to Bang' a friend, there appears to be no way to revoke it - the button no longer works once it has switched to 'Awaiting Bang'.'Unless you're someone who believes (almost certainly wrongly, by the way) that your Facebook friends are all dying to hook up with you, and would do so if only given the bright blue button to admit it, the app doesn't really offer you anything you couldn't already accomplish on Facebook without it,' she wrote.'How many people would really freely admit to wanting to hook up with a friend who wouldn't already have some indicator of interest?
Shouldn't you already kind of know your chances with your Facebook friends?
“Tinder’s a great platform, a great product — I hope it continues to be successful,” says Wolfe, who last year settled a sex-harassment suit, reportedly for $1 million, against Tinder and its parent IAC/Inter Active Corp after being ousted from the company.
“This is not some revenge against any other platform,” said the 26-year-old CEO, who as part of her harassment case had published provocative texts from Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen.
That’s the promise from Bumble, an 8-month-old app that’s adding a new algorithm to grade users on metrics like engagement and, well, whether they’re demanding to see you naked.
To earn a “VIBee” badge on Bumble, male and female users alike must establish a track record of having real conversations with other users, says Whitney Wolfe, Bumble’s founder and CEO.
Bumble isn’t releasing figures on its active user base, but after passing the 500,000 mark two or three months ago, it has been growing at a week-over-week clip of as much as 15 percent.
We decided to see which hook up apps designed specifically for gay men are used most around the world, based on the number of downloads in different countries. The data is based on the number of downloaded apps through the i OS App Store and Google Play in August, a month chosen to keep the comparisons standardized.
Most popular in: Saudi Arabia Launched in 2012, the social chat app claims to have nearly 15 million worldwide users.