Swipe Right: Facebook Just Announced It's Launching a Dating App (Sort Of)

Facebook announces new optional dating feature - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

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The feature will then match users based on their preferences, things in common and mutual friends. For example, it someone sees an event they're interested in, they can unlock it and doing so will open their dating profile up to others who have also unlocked that event. There were reports that the service might add a video chat feature to the app and that's precisely what it has announced today. "It will be a simple control to clear your browsing history on Facebook - what you've clicked on, websites you've visited, and so on". "I know this is going to be harder work on both ends for us".

"We designed this with privacy and safety in mind", said Zuckerberg.

Other details about the service are unclear. So, dating features won't be on Facebook soon, though you can expect their arrival before too long.

The move will create new competition for popular dating apps like Tinder, Hinge and Bumble.

The tool will come to life if a user receives a message in a different language, Messenger's M assistant will ask if they would like the text translated to their default language.

Here he said Facebook was restricting the data developers can request from people, and is also auditing apps that used the platform before a 2014 rule change that already limited access.

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According to the New York Times , Pompeo was somewhat more blunt with the Saudis in private about the dispute with Qatar. Pompeo succeeded Rex Tillerson, a former chairman of Exxon Mobil who was leading USA efforts to end Qatar's isolation.

Shares in Match Group (MTCH), owner of mobile app Tinder, plunged Tuesday after Facebook (FB) announced a new dating layer to its main mobile app. A, well, dating app for Facebook. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the company's plan to make the headset six months ago. Instead, he made it clear that he has no intention of allowing past problems to hold back Facebook's outsized ambitions.

It's a tricky balancing act that Facebook is playing as it continues to build products that are powered by people's personal data. WhatsApp co-founder and CEO Jan Koum, a fierce privacy advocate, said Monday that he was leaving Facebook and the Facebook board of directors.

At F8 this year, Treu expects lots of questions about the future of Facebook's relationship with developers.

It's part of Facebook's alternative to swiping, a section called "Events and Groups", which is populated with a list of all of the Facebook events you've RSVPed to and the groups you're in.

Facebook did not immediately return an email seeking comment. Some of these include using artificial intelligence tools to automatically identify propaganda efforts similar to those allegedly carried out by Russia-linked groups in upcoming world elections, and boosting its security and content review team to 20,000 by the end of the year.

Facebook-owned Instagram has taken on many of Snapchat's top features.

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