This dating app now offers users the option to search for friends instead of lovers

Relationships in the digital age often start through virtual means: you find someone on an app or website and chat them up before deciding if you want to meet in real life. And while this scenario usually applies to romantic relationships, it seems more teams are realizing the potential of applying this system to platonic connections. Bumble, a women-centric dating app that lets female users make the first move, recently unveiled a new feature that focuses on letting users find new friends.

Fittingly called BFF, the new mode allows users to get to know others for the sake of a friendship.

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