When your grade falls to a ‘D’ level, the app warns you and tells you the areas in which you can improve.
If your grade continues to fall to an ‘F,’ you can be kicked off the app.
“As we grow, it’s only a matter of time before we scale to a larger number that floods the user base with users that are not as responsive,” Wolfe says.
“We wanted a way to preserve the thoughtful interactions.” Using an algorithm that monitors respectful app behavior, users can be awarded a VIBee badge that is visible to other users on their profile.
Wolfe says the app has seen 5 million unique female-led conversations since its launch in December.
Another dating app that aims to help out women is The Grade, owned by Snap Interactive , which was founded as a way to ease the frustration of female dating app users receiving unwanted explicit messages.
From user rewards to punishments, apps are implementing new features to decrease negative experiences and increase users’ chances of finding a meaningful match.
Though Bumble does not disclose the size of its user base, media reports have estimated it to be around 800,000.He says the division of the grading system is designed to motivate users to put more effort into both their profiles and messages.The app is approaching 100,000 users and has facilitated about 250,000 matches since its launch in November 2014, Lerner says.Tinder, which has an estimated active user base of 50 million and facilitates 21 million matches a day, is an example of how extensive the mobile app dating pool can be.With such a large population, users are subjected to a variety of undesired interactions and few tools to filter them out.