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Bumble Dating App Discrimination Against Men Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Bumble Trading, Inc. is settling a class action, alleging that it discriminated against men interested in women in its dating app platform. According to the complaint, Bumble violates state anti-discrimination laws and engages in unfair competition, because it allows only women to send the first message.

Docket Number:

RIC1810011

Company: Bumble Trading, Inc.

Filing Deadline: October 1, 2021

Class Period: May 29, 2016 to July 1, 2021

Objection Deadline: September 16, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: September 16, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: October 7, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to provide proof. Presumably company records will be used for verification. If you only want the twenty free SuperSwipes, you do not need to file a claim form. However, class members who file claim forms can receive monetary benefits as well.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a Bumble user in California who used the Bumble dating app between May 29, 2016 and July 1, 2021, and you identified as a man interested in women.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Twenty free SuperSwipes, to be automatically deposited into your Bumble account. (2) Pro-rata share of the net settlement fund, estimated to be $30. (3) For those who do not have an active Bumble account or who do not want twenty free SuperSwipes, a second share of the net settlement fund. Final amount of the shares will depend on the number of valid claims received. Bumble will also change its practices.

Total Settlement Amount: $3 million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Up to $10,000

Law Firms:
Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman
Soliman Firm, PLC, The

Claim Form: Bumble Dating App Discrimination Against Men Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Kirilose Mansour v. Bumble Trading Inc.

Settlement Website: Bumble Dating App Discrimination Against Men Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Postlethwaite & Netterville

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Mansour v. Bumble Trading, Inc.
c/o Postlethwaite & Netterville
PO Box 1429
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Info@BumbleMessagingSettlement.com
855-702-1593

Tags: Civil Rights, Electronic Apps and Updates, Gender Discrimination