How de-cluttering grew Facebook Marketplace to 1bn users

Sayantani Mitra gets “a thrill” from finding good second-hand stuff online Sayantani Mitra say she now scrolls through listings on Facebook Marketplace “for hours”. A 28-year-old from Oxford, prior to the pandemic she “would buy everything from charity shops, whether that’s furniture, clothes, or bags and accessories”. But with lockdowns […]

How Bumble grew from a female-focused dating app to a global behemoth that’s reportedly headed toward an IPO valued at more than $6 billion

Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Female-focused dating app Bumble was founded in late 2014 by Whitney Wolfe Herd and Andrey Andreev, the founder of dating app Badoo. Wolfe Herd was one of the cofounders of Tinder, but she left the company and later filed a sexual harassment lawsuit […]