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It’s not yet clear whether Dating would be enough to lure them back to the social site preferred by their parents.As Facebook announced in May, users will create separate profiles just for the Dating service.If you want to start swapping photos or news articles with a potential match, you’ll need to give them your phone number or switch to another messaging service.But Facebook Dating will be able to hook into other features on the platform.For example, you can choose to match with people who attend the same events or who are a part of the same Facebook groups.To do so, you’ll need to “unlock” each event or group manually; by default users won’t be able to search for a missed connection unless the other person opts-in to being discovered.Facebook begins publicly testing its online-dating product, called Dating, in Colombia today.
That dependence may also make them vulnerable as the social giant enters their territory, which is a weakness some companies appear to have been preparing for.
In other words, you can expect to find exactly zero swiping.
Facebook enters the dating-service market years after competitors like Tinder and Bumble, but it starts with a huge advantage: Most people already have Facebook accounts.
(Paid Tinder users are similarly able to undo their last left swipe.) The second feature allows users to pause their Facebook Dating profile if, say, they want to take a break from the service, or are in an exclusive relationship and no longer looking to meet other people.
The rest of this story outlines Facebook Dating's existing features as they were launched in Colombia.
You won’t see anyone you’re already friends with on Facebook, nor will you see people you’ve blocked.