the third most popular website in the world does anything, its going to make a huge impact. For example, you can click on a picture of a crush's trip to Morocco and mention that you've been there too. The two profiles wont interact, meaning your Facebook friends wont be able to see what your Dating profile says. Youll also see event and group suggestions based on your location and interests which will make conversations even more smooth. 'These are just stock elements of how interfaces look and operate.'. We like this by the way because it mirrors the way people actually date, which is usually at events and institutions theyre connected to, Cox said. The announcement sparked gasps from the crowd and seemed to attract the most interest from the audience during Zuckerbergs short speech, which focused on the companys widening privacy scandal, new safeguards meant to protect users data and misinformation and fake news on the site. If Stories are any indication, people won't mind that Facebook Dating's look originated elsewhere. Cox said users of this feature could browse and unlock local events and message others planning to attend.
Facebook Dating doesn t plan to launch a standalone dating app, which should temper expectations about how deeply it s diving into Tinder. And it should make dating app incumbents like Tinder and Bumble anx ious. To help keep the two versions of your Facebook self separate, your.
And in the biggest similarity, singles on both services can start conversations not by merely saying hello but by commenting on a specific profile item. Brown points to a 1996 Supreme Court case, Lotus Development Corp. Zuckerberg, as well as Chris Cox, Facebooks chief product officer, stressed that the feature is designed to spark meaningful connectionsnot help you find your next hookup. The CEO noted that one in three marriages in the US now started online. Most of it looks like any other dating app (maybe one app in particular but there is one pretty cool innovation well hit on below. "No one would think they have exclusivity under copyright, it's the very same thing here he says. Both Zuckerberg and Facebooks Chief Product Officer Chris Cox stressed that Facebook Dating was built with privacy in mind. You can only send text-based messages when chatting for the first time, which Facebook describes as a safety measure. Instead, it works like Hinge, which has users scroll through detailed profiles. A spokesperson for Bumble, another dating app that recently stopped requiring users to log in through Facebook, said the company was thrilled when we saw todays news and had already reached out to Facebook: Perhaps Bumble and Facebook can join forces to make the connecting.