Facebook made the surprising announcement on Tuesday that it's officially entering the online dating market."There are 200 million people on Facebook who list themselves as single," CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at the company's annual F8 developer conference.
Then they can choose to reach out, or save a dude's profile and keep tabs on future questions.
Plus, when you sign up, you take an in-app photo, which ensures that everyone's pics are really them — and recent.
"So clearly there's something to do here." From your profile, click on the heart icon to enter what Facebook is calling your "dating home." From there, set up a dating profile, which your Facebook friends won't be able to see. Unlock the physical world event you'd like to attend.
Facebook says the conversations will be text only as a "safety measure," and dating chats will remain separate from Facebook messaging and Whats App.
"It mirrors the way people actually date, which is usually at events and institutions that they're connected to," said Chris Cox, Facebook's chief product officer, during his keynote.© 2019 CNBC LLC. A Division of NBCUniversal Data is a real-time snapshot *Data is delayed at least 15 minutes.
Global Business and Financial News, Stock Quotes, and Market Data and Analysis.
These days, lots of dating apps pull your information from Facebook, allow you to add some additional stats, and get started on swiping and messaging from there, which means that the social media juggernaut is practically a requirement for online dating.
But whether you're ready to delete your account or you never had one in the first place, there are plenty of dating apps that work without Facebook.
Users post fun date ideas alongside standard profile fare (photos, basic personal information).
If you click with someone's profile and date concepts, you reach out.
Wenn du auf unsere Website klickst oder hier navigierst, stimmst du der Erfassung von Informationen durch Cookies auf und außerhalb von Facebook zu.