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A Riverside class-action lawsuit alleging the dating app Bumble discriminates against men was settled Jan. 28 with a $3.26 million payout and a new reactions feature.

The 2018 suit alleged that Bumble’s feature of requiring women to message first violates the Unruh Civil Rights Act and the Unfair Competition Law.

The settlement is not an admission of guilt, and Bumble maintains its innocence in the settlement. Although the parties entered into the agreement May 11, it was not approved until Jan. 28.

The lawsuit

On Bumble, users view each other’s profiles, and swipe right if they want to

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