Bumble is bringing in an algorithm to help identify and flag any language or terms that can be considered fatphobic, ableist, racist, homophobic, and transphobic. Once flagged, moderators will track the account to see whether further action including being blocked is necessary. Accounts flagged for body-shaming language will first receive a warning, before being blocked if repeated incidents occur. “With these changes, we’re making it clear that body-shaming is not acceptable on Bumble. We always want to lead with education, and give our community a chance to learn to recognise this language and improve. However, we will not hesitate to permanently remove someone from the app,” says Naomi Walkland, head of Bumble UK and Ireland.