Dating old friend
Facebook will then ask you what you're interested in doing with friends.Activities include grabbing coffee, exploring the city and playing games.
Instead, you just tap "interested" or "pass" on the dating profiles you receive.Facebook plans to roll out its dating service in the US by the end of this year.Users who opt into the service create a separate profile for dating and are shown suggested people based on their interests, preferences and activities on Facebook.Once that happens, you and your friend will get a notification that it's a match.The company's executives made the announcement Tuesday during Taking on dating apps such as Tinder and Bumble, Facebook first announced it was working on a dating feature within the social network's main app at last year's F8."It will come, but just not right away."Facebook doesn't just want to help you find love: It's also trying to make it easier to find new friends.
The social network is testing a new feature called "Meet New Friends" that surfaces recommendations for new friends based on where you live, work, what college you attended or groups you've joined.
The move could eventually give Facebook a way to make money outside of ad dollars while increasing the amount of time people spend on the app..
Facebook said Tuesday it's expanding its dating service to 14 new countries: Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guyana, and Suriname.
She received her MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marquette University in 2011.
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This article was co-authored by Trudi Griffin, LPC.