Facebook the worlds most used social networking website turned another milestone with the announcement of its dating app. The dating platform is available across the United States with secret Crush feature. Here is more about it.
Facebook dating app may revolutionize the dating market
1. Separate Dating Profile for The New Service
Facebook Dating is available under the Facebook app; however, users need to create a different profile, especially for dating.
2. Helps the users to link with matches
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The Application then connects the registered users with the many matches on the criteria like preferences, location, and other details.
There are so many issues which the users are skeptical considering the recent controversies. Many cases of security and privacy breach have also been into debates lately though Facebook boasts about the enhanced privacy and safety features in its dating service.
3. Secret Crush Feature to Create Customised List
The dating app helps the users to connect with the Instagram account. It will also have a feature called Secret Crush. Which will help users to create a group of friends they are interested and can be matched with the list of crush also.
4. Safety Features to Hide Information
Enhanced Security will help users to create plans and share location with the friends whom they would date. The users can then also hide their dating profiles from friends or friends. It is intended to protect sexual orientation etc.,
5. Concerns over Security of User Data
In the recent past, Facebook had admitted to having shared more than 149 million user Ids and their phone numbers. Also, in June 2018, some of the users’ private posts were shared online. People have been questioning the trustworthiness of facebook with sensitive user data like a secret crush.
6. Facebook Claims Safety, Though Experts Disagree
In April 2018. Facebook disabled a tool that raised privacy concerns after users phone numbers leaked online. Facebook dating service is secure and safe to use as per the company’s statements. However, experts believe that there may be a lack of security which may be revealed in the future.
7. Users Data can be Used for Advertising
Experts are worried that Facebook may use the dating service to get more sensitive user information. The data can be used for advertising and targeting users based on personal preferences.
Facebook dating service will interest users especially Millenials.