Two of the biggest dating apps on the market today are Bumble and Tinder. While a lot of people use them both, there's probably some people that are using one or the other and have considered making the switch.

There's some huge and glaring differences between these two apps that are both good and bad. Because we all know that using a dating app and putting yourself out there won't always lead to the most fruitful interactions.

If you're living the dating app lifestyle, I'm sure you know the struggle of using at least one of these apps very well. But what happens when you put the two side by side and compare? Maybe one will appeal to you more than the other!

Tinder

Is Mostly For Hookups

It's no secret that Tinder is considered more of a hookup app. Because guys are usually the one's messaging first, they can basically say anything they want and it usually has something to do with getting you into bed. Of course there are some guys on this app that use it for real dating, it's not easy telling them apart though.

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Bumble

Is For People Looking To Find Love

Of course this isn't always true, there are definitely people who use Bumble just to hookup, it's still considered more of a true 'dating app' than Tinder is. Typically you go on Bumble if you want to find someone chill to talk to and hang out with and maybe it will turn into something more from there!

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Tinder

Has 2x As Many Men Compared To Women

That's a pretty big difference to have for an app that claims it's not all about 'hookups'. There's actually double the amount of guys using Tinder as there is women. This could be considered a good thing if you're a woman who likes her options, because you'll basically have an unlimited amount on this app.

Bumble

Has 50/50 Men And Women Users

Bumble actually has a 50/50 ratio of guys to girls, which is the ideal situation for a dating app. This means guys and girls have an equal chance of finding someone they're interested in. But it also means that there's less options overall because there are a much smaller number of user compared to Tinder.

Tinder

Has A Wide Range Of Guys To Choose From

Since there's double the amount of guys than there is girls, this gives women a huge amount of guys to choose from. You can find all degrees of hotness, careers, etc. represented on this app. So you're pretty likely to find what you're looking for.

Bumble

Has Hotter Guys

This definitely isn't a proven fact, but it somehow seems true. When you go on Bumble it seems like all the 'not so great' guys were filtered out and you only have super cute guys to choose from. I'm sure you can find cute guys on Tinder as well, but Bumble just seems flooded with them!

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Tinder

It's Acceptable To Say Sexually Explicit Things

All girls know the struggle of using Tinder these days. 5/10 guys will message us using some kind of sexually explicit language that they think is hilarious and will 100% get them laid, but it definitely doesn't work the way they think it will. Though some girls using Tinder are looking for just a hookup, they probably don't want to be hit up with a comment about it right off the bat.

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Bumble

The Girl's Make The First Move

The clear difference between Bumble and Tinder is that women must send the first message within 24 hours of matching. This avoids those creepy messages from guys on Tinder and allows the girl to come up with fun pickup lines. This can be great if you're good at using pickup lines but it can also be a struggle if you're not used to taking charge.

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Tinder

Guys Are Proactive At Asking You For A Date

It's not really clear why, but it seems like girls receive a lot more date offers on Tinder. Guys have to be proactive enough to start the conversation and if it's going well they'll ask you out or for your phone number within a few messages. There's no beating around the bush on this app!

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Bumble

The Conversation Fizzles Out

Apparently a lot of women have found that they'll match with a guy, the conversation will be going well, and either it will stop abruptly or the guy will just never ask for date. Seeing as it is a 'dating' app this isn't the best thing to experience on here. Also, what's the point in matching and having a good convo if you're never going to meet up in person?

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Tinder

You'll Find A Range Of Different People

Both guys and girls come in a huge range on Tinder. You'll find people who are super career oriented, have model status and are comedians in their spare time, but you'll also find people with the opposite traits. It's a real mixed bag that takes a lot of searching to find what you're looking for. You'll basically be searching for a diamond in the ruff on Tinder.

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Bumble

Almost Everyone Is The Total Package

The guys and girls on Bumble are stacked with high paying jobs, good looks and great personalities. You'll be hard-pressed to find someone who isn't the total package. This is one of the great things about Bumble but it can also be kind of intimidating sometimes.

Tinder

Lots Of Terrible Profile Pictures

Since there's such a mixed bag on Tinder you're bound to find some terrible profile pictures on there. Lots of shirtless selfies, weird Snapchat pictures with the text under them and tons of one-pic-only's which is a huge dating app no-no! You'll also see lots of guys posting photos with fish which is kind of odd.

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Bumble

Lots Of Guys With Dogs

The guys on Bumble are smart enough to know that girls love dogs. So if you put a pic of yourself with a dog, it makes you a whole lot more attractive. It also makes us swipe right more often and start a convo because we really want the chance to meet your dog someday.

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Tinder

No Longer Has A Group Hangout Option

Tinder had a Tinder Social feature which allowed you and your squad to meet up with another squad to hang out, do cool things and maybe even meet people that you'd like to hangout with in the future. It was a fun addition to the app but they recently removed it and now they are back to solely dating/hookup status.

Bumble

Has A BFF Option

Bumble isn't just used for dating, it also has a Bumble BFF option where you can swipe and meet cool people you'd like to hang out with! You can also use this feature just to have someone fun to talk to and maybe do things you'd rather not do alone. It's a cute feature that makes the emphasis of this app less on dating/hookups and more on meeting new people and having fun.

Tinder

You'll Find Some Very Weird Bios

People use Tinder for a lot of different reasons and you can find out what most people are looking for in their bios. That's why writing a bio is so important. But some people take them way to far so you can find some seriously weird ones while using this app!

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Bumble

You'll Find A Lot Of Over-Sellers

A lot of people on Bumble feel the need to tell you literally every interesting fact about themselves in their bio. If you do this, then what's the point in chatting and getting to know you? There's no need to over-sell yourself in your Bumble bio, just say a couple facts and add a few emojis and you're good to go.

Tinder

Is For You If You Want Instant Gratification

Tinder is all about instant gratification. It feels like a game where you can swipe all day long and feel great about yourself every time you get a match. So if you're all about the instant gratification, the seemingly endless supply of matches and more date opportunities, Tinder is probably the app for you.

Bumble

Is For You If You Want Good Convos And Quality Matches

If you're looking for a lower number of matches but guaranteed good convos with quality matches, Bumble is probably the app for you. On Bumble there's an even number of guys to girls and most of them have high paying careers and are super attractive! This gives you a great pool of options to choose from which can be better than instant gratification in the long run.

@couplegoalsembedded via  


Tinder

Is Mostly For Hookups

It's no secret that Tinder is considered more of a hookup app. Because guys are usually the one's messaging first, they can basically say anything they want and it usually has something to do with getting you into bed. Of course there are some guys on this app that use it for real dating, it's not easy telling them apart though.

@tindernightmaresembedded via  


Bumble

Is For People Looking To Find Love

Of course this isn't always true, there are definitely people who use Bumble just to hookup, it's still considered more of a true 'dating app' than Tinder is. Typically you go on Bumble if you want to find someone chill to talk to and hang out with and maybe it will turn into something more from there!

@couplegoalsembedded via  


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Tinder

Has 2x As Many Men Compared To Women

That's a pretty big difference to have for an app that claims it's not all about 'hookups'. There's actually double the amount of guys using Tinder as there is women. This could be considered a good thing if you're a woman who likes her options, because you'll basically have an unlimited amount on this app.


Bumble

Has 50/50 Men And Women Users

Bumble actually has a 50/50 ratio of guys to girls, which is the ideal situation for a dating app. This means guys and girls have an equal chance of finding someone they're interested in. But it also means that there's less options overall because there are a much smaller number of user compared to Tinder.


For Page 3 Of 10, Click "NEXT"


Tinder

Has A Wide Range Of Guys To Choose From

Since there's double the amount of guys than there is girls, this gives women a huge amount of guys to choose from. You can find all degrees of hotness, careers, etc. represented on this app. So you're pretty likely to find what you're looking for.

@cast_eljuanembedded via  


Bumble

Has Hotter Guys

This definitely isn't a proven fact, but it somehow seems true. When you go on Bumble it seems like all the 'not so great' guys were filtered out and you only have super cute guys to choose from. I'm sure you can find cute guys on Tinder as well, but Bumble just seems flooded with them!


For Page 4 Of 10, Click "NEXT"


Tinder

It's Acceptable To Say Sexually Explicit Things

All girls know the struggle of using Tinder these days. 5/10 guys will message us using some kind of sexually explicit language that they think is hilarious and will 100% get them laid, but it definitely doesn't work the way they think it will. Though some girls using Tinder are looking for just a hookup, they probably don't want to be hit up with a comment about it right off the bat.

@tindernightmaresembedded via  


Bumble

The Girl's Make The First Move

The clear difference between Bumble and Tinder is that women must send the first message within 24 hours of matching. This avoids those creepy messages from guys on Tinder and allows the girl to come up with fun pickup lines. This can be great if you're good at using pickup lines but it can also be a struggle if you're not used to taking charge.

@couplegoalsembedded via  


For Page 5 Of 10, Click "NEXT"


Tinder

Guys Are Proactive At Asking You For A Date

It's not really clear why, but it seems like girls receive a lot more date offers on Tinder. Guys have to be proactive enough to start the conversation and if it's going well they'll ask you out or for your phone number within a few messages. There's no beating around the bush on this app!


Bumble

The Conversation Fizzles Out

Apparently a lot of women have found that they'll match with a guy, the conversation will be going well, and either it will stop abruptly or the guy will just never ask for date. Seeing as it is a 'dating' app this isn't the best thing to experience on here. Also, what's the point in matching and having a good convo if you're never going to meet up in person?

@swipeytotheleftembedded via  


For Page 6 Of 10, Click "NEXT"


Tinder

You'll Find A Range Of Different People

Both guys and girls come in a huge range on Tinder. You'll find people who are super career oriented, have model status and are comedians in their spare time, but you'll also find people with the opposite traits. It's a real mixed bag that takes a lot of searching to find what you're looking for. You'll basically be searching for a diamond in the ruff on Tinder.


Bumble

Almost Everyone Is The Total Package

The guys and girls on Bumble are stacked with high paying jobs, good looks and great personalities. You'll be hard-pressed to find someone who isn't the total package. This is one of the great things about Bumble but it can also be kind of intimidating sometimes.


For Page 7 Of 10, Click "NEXT"


Tinder

Lots Of Terrible Profile Pictures

Since there's such a mixed bag on Tinder you're bound to find some terrible profile pictures on there. Lots of shirtless selfies, weird Snapchat pictures with the text under them and tons of one-pic-only's which is a huge dating app no-no! You'll also see lots of guys posting photos with fish which is kind of odd.

@tinder.horrorsembedded via  


Bumble

Lots Of Guys With Dogs

The guys on Bumble are smart enough to know that girls love dogs. So if you put a pic of yourself with a dog, it makes you a whole lot more attractive. It also makes us swipe right more often and start a convo because we really want the chance to meet your dog someday.

@2girls1appinstaembedded via  


For Page 8 Of 10, Click "NEXT"


Tinder

No Longer Has A Group Hangout Option

Tinder had started up their new Tinder Social feature which allowed you and your squad to meet up with another squad to hang out, do cool things and maybe even meet people that you'd like to hangout with in the future. It was a fun addition to the app but they recently removed it and now they are back to solely dating/hookup status.


Bumble

Has A BFF Option

Bumble isn't just used for dating, it also has a Bumble BFF option where you can swipe and meet cool people you'd like to hang out with! You can also use this feature just to have someone fun to talk to and maybe do things you'd rather not do alone. It's a cute feature that makes the emphasis of this app less on dating/hookups and more on meeting new people and having fun.


For Page 9 Of 10, Click "NEXT"


Tinder

You'll Find Some Very Weird Bios

People use Tinder for a lot of different reasons and you can find out what most people are looking for in their bios. That's why writing a bio is so important. But some people take them way to far so you can find some seriously weird ones while using this app!

@icanshowyouthewaysoftheforceembedded via  


Bumble

You'll Find A Lot Of Over-Sellers

A lot of people on Bumble feel the need to tell you literally every interesting fact about themselves in their bio. If you do this, then what's the point in chatting and getting to know you? There's no need to over-sell yourself in your Bumble bio, just say a couple facts and add a few emojis and you're good to go.


For Page 10 Of 10, Click "NEXT"


Tinder

Is For You If You Want Instant Gratification

Tinder is all about instant gratification. It feels like a game where you can swipe all day long and feel great about yourself every time you get a match. So if you're all about the instant gratification, the seemingly endless supply of matches and more date opportunities, Tinder is probably the app for you.


Bumble

Is For You If You Want Good Convos And Quality Matches

If you're looking for a lower number of matches but guaranteed good convos with quality matches, Bumble is probably the app for you. On Bumble there's an even number of guys to girls and most of them have high paying careers and are super attractive! This gives you a great pool of options to choose from which can be better than instant gratification in the long run.

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