Bumble

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Bumble

Fecha de la reseña: 12 de Febrero de 2021

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Every dating app has a thing. Bumble's thing is only women can make the first move in the app to contact a man (for users looking for someone of the same gender, anyone can make the first move). Bumble says their goal is to shake up the gender norms and empower women to make the first move. Which can be a breath of fresh air in the straight dating app world where women are constantly bombarded with "Hey" as an opening line (come on guys, do better!). Founded by a former Tinder employee and launched in 2014, Bumble now has over 100 million users worldwide. This dating app lets users sign up with Facebook or their phone number (they added the phone number options back in 2018 following Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal). All profile information on Bumble is public, so if you sign up with Facebook be aware it could pull your personal info from there and make it open to all users.

¿Qué podría pasar si algo falla?

Bumble says they want to provide a safe dating space, especially for women. They even use artificial intelligence to try and moderate lewd images, body shaming, transphobic, homophobic, and racist comments shared on the site. Good for them! Unfortunately, they have some work to do to protect the privacy and security of all the users on their app. In November 2020, researchers found a security bug in Bumble that exposed the personal information of their nearly 100 millions users. All that really personal info, like political leanings, weight, the type of person a user was looking for, and even location were open to any attacker with a little technical know how. We'll say it again, no matter what a company's privacy policy says, any personal information you share with them online is potentially vulnerable and could be used by bad people for bad purposes. We are glad to see that in 2018, Bumble did stop requiring users to sign in through Facebook. Now users also have the option to sign in with their phone number. Which is good because according to Bumble's privacy policy, if you log into the app using your Facebook account you authorize them to access pretty much everything on Facebook -- friends list, current location, photos, friends you have in common with other people on Bumble, the list goes on. So please remember, when you connect a social media account like Facebook to Bumble, both Facebook and Bumble now potentially collect more information together. That's why we recommend users don't link your dating app to Facebook, use your phone number instead. Because really, you don't need to share all your personal info with Facebook, and then Bumble, and then Bumble may share more with Facebook and then it all gets exposed and soon the world knows where you live, who you think is hot, and how much money you make. That might be a recipe for a good date...it's also potentially a recipe for disaster.

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¿Me puede espiar? Información

Cámara

Dispositivo: No aplica

Aplicación:

Micrófono

Dispositivo: No aplica

Aplicación:

Rastrea la ubicación

Dispositivo: No aplica

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¿Qué se puede usar para registrarse?

¿Qué datos recopila la empresa?

¿Cómo utiliza la empresa estos datos?

Bumble's Privacy Policy, last updated in August 2020, claims that Bumble does not sell user data and has not done so in the previous 12 months. However, it is unclear whether the company has sold data prior to Aug 2019 or since Aug 2020. Bumble shares users' personal information such as demographic data and geolocation with third parties for targeted advertising. Bumble also shares non-personal, aggregated data with third-parties for purposes such as research and analysis.

¿Cómo puedes controlar el uso de tus datos?

Users can request a copy of their personal data on Bumble, as well as request for their data to be deleted by emailing [email protected]

¿Qué historial tiene la compañía en cuanto a la protección de los datos de los usuarios?

Necesita mejoras

Bumble's systems had serious security flaws that left personal information of users exposed in Novemeber 2020.

¿El producto se puede usar sin conexión?

No

¿La información de privacidad es fácil de entender?

No

The privacy policy language is relatively user-friendly. However, their privacy policy isn't totally clear on how they are sharing your data.

Enlaces a información de privacidad

¿El producto cumple nuestros estándares mínimos de seguridad? Información

No

Cifrado

No se puede determinar

We couldn't find anywhere that shows Bumble explicitly uses encryption to protect all users' personal and communications. They did not respond to our requests for more information so we are unable to tell if they use encryption or not.

Contraseña fuerte

No aplica

Password isn't requires as login happens either via phone or third-party

Actualizaciones de seguridad

Gestiona las vulnerabilidades

Bounty Program. https://bumble.com/contact-us

Política de privacidad

¿El producto usa IA? Información

Bumble uses AI for moderation purposes, including detecting inappropriate images as well as body shaming language, including fat-phobic, ableist, racist, colorist, homophobic or transphobic remarks. Bumble uses automated decisions and moderators to block accounts as part of its moderation procedures.

¿Es poco confiable esta IA?

No se puede determinar

¿Qué tipo de decisiones toma la IA acerca de ti o por ti?

¿La empresa es transparente acerca del funcionamiento de la IA?

No

¿Tiene el usuario control sobre las características de la IA?

No se puede determinar

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