On Thursday, Facebook rolled out its in-app dating feature Facebook Dating in the United States, making it the 20th country where the feature is available. Read more: Facebook is making a Tinder killer to help people find dates — 'not just hookups'. But certain aspects of the dating app may facilitate cheating, according to Paul Keable, the chief strategy officer at Ashley Madison , a website with the tag line "Life is short. Have an Affair. For one, the app duplicates your Facebook profile but removes your existing relationship status, meaning, like any dating app, you could easily join behind your partner's back.
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Hoping to change the relationship status of the roughly million singles who use it, Facebook has officially launched their dating service in a select few locations, with other test markets coming soon. Upcoming FB dating release dates include Australia by the end of , and Europe sometime in early Want to know how it works? Keep reading to find out how to use Facebook Dating! Opting in is easy!
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A common complaint about dating in the time of Tinder is that people often end up on dates with people about whom they know little to nothing. As I wrote last year in a story about how Tinder and apps like it had transformed dating in just half a decade, being on the apps often means dating in a sort of context vacuum:. By all accounts, people still love using Tinder, Bumble, and other apps like them, or at least begrudgingly accept them as the modern way to find dates or partners. But when shopping through every potential date in your geographic area with little more to go on than a photo and a couple of lines of bio becomes the norm, people can feel burned-out, and long for the days of offline dating.
Facebook on Thursday announced the US debut of its dating service, which had previously only been available in Colombia. Facebook Dating is now available to users who are 18 and older, and it will not match you with your preexisting Facebook friends. You must create a separate Dating profile which is then linked to your Facebook and Instagram profiles. You fill out the profile, as you would on services like OkCupid or Bumble, and it will start matching you with people who have similar interests. It will allow you to link your Instagram profile, which would allow you to pull in Instagram photos.