If you don’t, you can give them a hands-down no (by swiping left).“Once you swipe right and someone swipes right back, you become connected,” says Umindi Francis, a spokeswoman for Bumble.
The time constraint ‘game-ifies’ the app a bit, and people seem to really love that.
Ergo, women are then encouraged to make the first move.
“Hatty [Kingsley-Miller, one of the founders] was doing online dating and having a horrendous time of it, so we knew we wanted to do a twist [on conventional dating sites],” says co-founder Mo Saha.
Judging by dating websites, Irish men have a good reputation among foreign women.
But does the fantasy match the reality of dating an Irish man?