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Bumble’s new CEO talks about her critical mission: to spice things up at the company

Bumble’s new CEO talks about her critical mission: to spice things up at the company

[ad_1] Since Bumble’s blockbuster IPO at the height of the pandemic, investors’ ardor with the dating service has cooled. At least, Bumble’s shares trade at roughly $11 per share right now, a far cry from the $76 where they ended on its first day as a public company in February 2021. Of course, investors are fickle, which is a challenge for nearly every publicly traded company. The bigger concern for Bumble is user fatigue. People aren’t downloading dating apps as enthusiastically as they once were, which means less subscription revenue. Younger people in particular are gravitating to other platforms to find love, including TikTok, Snapchat and even Discord. Now, it’s Lidiane Jones’s job to reverse these trends. It’s a tall order, and one faced by numerous CEOs who’ve been tasked with rescuing outfits from their post-pandemic doldrums: in publishing, in retail and in the automotive industry, among other sectors. The outcome is far from certain, of course. But Jones, who was recruited to Bumble in January from Slack — where she was also tasked with leading …

Bumble’s new ‘Deception Detector’ uses AI to weed out fake dating profiles

Bumble’s new ‘Deception Detector’ uses AI to weed out fake dating profiles

[ad_1] Bumble In the age of AI, the technology has been infused into nearly every space, now including dating apps. Bumble is adding AI to its app, and no, it does not involve chatting or dating a robot.  On Tuesday, Bumble announced its new AI-powered Deception Detector, which leverages AI to help identify fake, scam, or spam profiles on the app even before users come in contact with the profile themselves, according to the release.  Also: AI meets AR as ChatGPT is now available on the Apple Vision Pro Deception Detector uses a machine learning-based model to assess the authenticity of the profiles and has done so with high success rates. Bumble’s testing showed that Deception Detector supported blocking 95% of accounts identified as spam or scam profiles by the company.  In the first two months of the technology’s introduction, Bumble claims to have seen a 45% decrease in member reports of spam, scams, and fake accounts.   Fake dating profiles and scams are a real problem on dating sites, with the FTC reporting that …

Bumble’s new AI tool identifies and blocks scam accounts, fake profiles

Bumble’s new AI tool identifies and blocks scam accounts, fake profiles

[ad_1] Bumble announced today that it’s launching a new AI-powered feature that is designed to help identify spam, scam and fake profiles. The new tool, called Deception Detector, aims to take action on malicious content before Bumble users ever come across it. In testing, Bumble found that the tool was able to automatically block 95% of accounts that were identified as spam or scam accounts. Within the first two months of testing the tool, Bumble saw user reports of spam, scam and fake accounts reduced by 45%. Deception Detector operates alongside Bumble’s human moderation team. The launch of the new feature comes as internal Bumble research showed that fake profiles and the risk of scams are users’ top concerns when online dating, the company says. The research also showed that 46% of women expressed anxiety over the authenticity of their online matches on dating apps. “Bumble Inc. was founded with the aim to build equitable relationships and empower women to make the first move, and Deception Detector is our latest innovation as part of our …