Yubo (formerly know as Yellow) app is a social networking site where users can make new online friends. It has since rebranded as Yubo. In this article, we explain how Yubo works and address some concerns parents may have around the app.
What happened to the yellow app?
Yellow or as its now called Yubo, has gone through a name change. The first time we noticed this was when the icon was updated. Theres been very little fanfare in terms of the name change – so parents and guardians may not been familiar with the new name.
When did yellow become Yubo?
2015 Now with over 20 million users, a change of name and new safety features to give users a safer experience, creators of Yubo are seeking to address the safety concerns that were raised about the app when it was first launched in 2015.
Is Yubo a dating site?
Yubo, previously known as Yellow, is extremely popular among teens. It mimics adult social media & dating apps like Tinder and has been called out for being a dating app for teens.
Is Yubo still popular?
Today, Yubo has almost 30 million users, has raised $20 million, and it generated nearly 10 million euros in revenue in 2019.
Why did yellow change its name to Yubo?
Users create an account and swipe left if they want to be friends with someone or right if they would like to pass that profile. According to media reports the app Yellow came under fire as it was linked to a number of teen sexting incidents in Ireland. It has since rebranded as Yubo.
Is Yubo a minor?
Yubo does require you to be 13 or older to sign up for an account, and matches users with their stated age range, teens with teens, and adults with adults.