Tinder Who? Facebook Announces New Dating Website

Roman Schwartz
May 6, 2018

Dating apps either use algorithms to help you find the "perfect match", like OkCupid and eHarmony, or they make no claims to perfection and keep things more casual, like Tinder.

Zuckerberg said, "This is going to be for building real, long-term relationships - not just hook-ups". After pretty much incorporating anything and everything other popular apps have going, this is normal trajectory for Facebook. It can easily leverage the huge mass of data it has acquired on its active users, which are over 2 billion, to match people more effectively than rival dating sites. He clarified that the dating feature is more of a community-focused service and will assist the users to get familiar with the people who are going to attend same events and groups.

According to Facebook, "potential matches will be recommended based on dating preferences, things in common, and mutual friends".

"Mr. Zuckerberg, would you be comfortable sharing with us the name of the hotel you stayed in last night?"

Facebook's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg revealed on Tuesday at the Facebook developers' conference, F8, that a dating feature will soon be added to the platform.

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This comes after the 33-year-old testified before Congress last month for about 10 hours over two days. With Facebook's core platform falling short of the promises it made in the past, to trust the dating app would be nothing but foolish. Most importantly, the service will be applicable to those users who have declared themselves as single.

Facebook says its new feature won't be matching people who are already Facebook friends. Can Facebook connect people in a warm and genuine manner, instead of a fake, my-life-is-perfect way? A Twitter user who reported the incident to Facebook on behalf of another woman said the engineer was "likely using privileged access to stalk women online". Facebook's laissez-faire attitude toward privacy protection is not just a betrayal and insult to its user base, but it is compounded by its lack of vigilance to protect one of the platform's most vulnerable user demographics-African Americans.

Shares in Tinder's parent company Match Group tumbled more than 20 per cent after CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled the plans at Facebook's F8 developer conference in San Jose, California. Popular apps and services such as Tinder, PlentyOfFish, OkCupid, and Match.com are all owned and operated by Match Group, which itself has a market cap of just over $10 billion United States dollars.

The prototype was built around local, in-person events, allowing people to browse other attendees and send them messages. This sales director for "e-commerce and dating" started his new role in January 2018, working out of Paris (so I guess there is already some early considering for how to build this as a business too).

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