About the Author: getonit. Leave A Comment. Bumble is an online dating app developed in by Whitney Wolfe, a former Tinder employee. As such, the two apps share a lot of things in common except for one big difference - in Bumble, women are in control. Once matches are made, women get to message the men first, after which the men will reply if they are interested. With Bumble, women make the first move as it is known to dedicate building a "safe online community" for users who want to build new relationships.