Dating app Bumble to ban users for body shaming


App updates guidelines and will use algorithm to flag derogatory language mocking physical appearance

The dating app Bumble will ban users if they are deemed to be “body-shaming” others in their profile details or in conversation with potential partners.

It comes amid growing concern about abuse on dating apps. One in four (23%) of people in Briton have been body-shamed online on a dating app or social media, according to a Bumble survey of 1,003 people.

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