Facebook Dating US Release and in 20 Other Countries!
Facebook has finally announced the Facebook Dating service in the US. Nearly a year and a half later, Facebook has finally rolled out this service in the US along with 20 other countries as well. The company announced this Dating service, last year at its annual developers’ conference F8 2018. According to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, this service would change the way people date.
Facebook Dating Service Features | How to Enable Facebook Dating Service?
If you’re interested then you can signup into Facebook Dating, and can create a dating profile. Don’t worry! your dating profile is going to be separate from your main profile. Remember, your age must be 18 years or above for using this dating service by Facebook.
“Kids, just stay away from this!”
You can also integrate your Instagram posts directly into your Dating profile. In this way, you can add Instagram followers too, in your Secret Crush lists, in addition to Facebook friends. According to Nathan Sharp (Product Manager, Facebook Dating), by the end of the year, you can also add Facebook and Instagram stories too in your dating profile.
“Both Facebook and Instagram will help you to find your new match”
In Facebook Dating, you can comment on someone’s profile directly if you’re interested. You can also tap on the Like button to let them know, you liked their profile. Facebook Dating won’t start matching you with your friends unless you choose to use the Secret Crush feature. Both the user will only be notified if each has added the other on their Secret Crush list.
According to Facebook, all your dating activity will remain on Facebook Dating service, and won’t be shared to the rest of the social media platform. You can use this service without any doubt as the company claims this service to be-
“Safe, Inclusive, and Opt-in”
Facebook Secret Crush Feature in Detail
The Secret Crush feature in Facebook Dating Service allows you to match with people you already know on your list. You can select up to nine of your Instagram followers or Facebook friends. According to Facebook, If your crush has opted into Facebook Dating, then they’ll get a notification saying that-
“Someone has a crush on you:)”
Facebook is going to notify you and your crush if both add each other in the Secret Crush list. Facebook Dating Service also allows you to share details of your upcoming date or your live location with someone you trust via Messenger.
Facebook Dating Service Availablity and Release Date in India
As of now, the list of countries where Facebook Dating is going to make its debut includes the US, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Columbia, Guyana, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, the Philippines, Suriname, Singapore, Thailand, Uruguay, and Vietnam. Facebook is going to launch its dating service in Europe in early 2020.
Currently, India is not present in the list of countries which are getting this service. But according to the sources, Facebook Dating India release date will arrive soon as this service is already arriving in most of the South-East Asian countries.
“Facebook doesn’t wanna lose its huge base of customers by ignoring India, Isn’t it?”
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