The new application Facebook Dating was launched in the United States and is expected to reach the rest of the world in 2020. We tell you how it works.
The social network released its new and highly anticipated application, Facebook Dating, Looking to connect people so they can find a partner.
The main difference is that it does not contact them only through a photo, but based on common interests and activities.
To use the application you must be over 18 and have the latest update of Facebook.
Once we have created our profile we can create a list of people that interest us for an appointment in the “Secret Crush” option and the app itself suggests people based on our tastes as well as the normal version of Facebook.
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The application will first seek to connect us with people who are friends of friends or people who are within our circle of friendships, but will not suggest direct friends for a matter of discretion, since we can do that ourselves in “Secret Crush”.
In addition, it allows integrating publications from Instagram directly in the dating profile of Facebook and by the end of the year, it is planned that Stories can be added to both Instagram like Facebook.
The difference with applications such as Tinder, is that we will not have to select the profiles that interest us and trust that we get a match.
On the contrary, if we are interested in someone, we can comment directly on their profile or touch the “Like” button to find out.
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From the company they reported that the application prioritizes the privacy and security of users: “We work with experts in these areas to create protections in Facebook Dating from the beginning, including the ability to inform and block anyone; prohibit people from sending photos, links, payments or videos in messages; and by providing easy access to security tips"
Facebook Daiting generated such a stir that the other dating applications were affected by their actions that suffered a 4.5% decline.
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Source: The vanguard