Facebook (FB) will roll a series out of features to facilitate dating, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday.
He stated the ongoing solution may be opt-in and, to protect individuals privacy, perhaps not viewable to users’ friends. It will additionally only suggest feasible partners who aren’t already Facebook friends with a person. Testing will begin later in 2010.
«this is dedicated to long-lasting relationships, not merely hookups,» Zuckerberg stated during the organization’s designer meeting, called F8.
«we are centered on helping people build relationships that are meaningful» he stated, and «this could be probably the most meaningful of most.»
That appears an immediate swipe at Tinder, which can be nevertheless most commonly known for hooking individuals up with people they find attractive by showing their photo, age and name that is first.
Interested users will be able to setup dating pages that are separate from their primary Facebook pages, including just the individuals first title вЂ” an attribute just like Tinder. Users for the app that is dating have the ability to browse occasions near them, take a look at profiles of other users going to those events and talk independently with individuals they truly are enthusiastic about.
«We similar to this given that it mirrors the way in which individuals really date, that will be at activities and organizations they truly are linked to,» stated Chris Cox, Twitter’s item mind.
Needless to say, Tinder itself uses Facebook data to behave being a electronic matchmaker, as do a number of other dating apps.
Information associated with network that is social relationship endeavor sent shares of online dating service Match Group, that also has Tinder adn OKCupid, tumbling 22 per cent Tuesday afternoon. Leer más