Facebook has announced that they have been working on a new dating service, imaginatively called Dating. The new app will be incorporated into Facebook but separated from your main account. It will create a new account just for Dating that will consist of just the users’ first name. None of your friends from your main account will be able to see any activity on your Dating account and will never appear as matches for you, in order to preserve your privacy.
Potentially, this could spell trouble for dating apps like Tinder. In order to create a successful match, a dating app has to have relevant data, and when it comes to gathering data on their users, Facebook is the absolute world champion. Tinder doesn’t stand a chance on that field. The huge amounts of data, including our interests, hobbies, places and Continue reading “Will Facebook Dating endanger adult dating sites?”