While the company hasn’t offered any data as to how many people are using the feature, Tuesday’s update would suggest it’s picking up steam.This would come as a surprise to people in the United States, where many Facebook users remain wary of trusting the social media site with their most intimate personal information.
Users across Twitter voiced concerns about the feature when it hopped up in the their notification feed, which is only fair given Facebook’s track record on privacy.
While the haters flooded social media, they might actually be in the minority.
n the year that’s passed since F8 2018, it appears that Facebook remains undeterred in its quest to become the internet’s matchmaker.
At its annual developers conference this week, the social media giant announced the next step in its mission to help you find love: the addition of a “Secret Crush” feature.
“Based on those things alone, facilitating the ways that people most commonly meet sounds like a promising direction.
In this way, Facebook Dating has a considerable advantage because other apps.”Facebook Dating lands somewhere in the middle of traditional dating sites — like e Harmony and OKCupid — and hook-up apps like Tinder, Grindr, and Bumble.The more than 2 billion Facebook users also make the platform a massive dating pool in a time where a large portion of relationships begin online. Maria Avgitidis, founder and CEO of matchmaking service Agape Match, tells “Take Greece for instance.Sociologists Michael Rosenfeld and Sonia Hausen of Stanford University and Reuben Thomas of University of New Mexico found that 39% of heterosexual couples that got together in the U. It has a really small dating population all things considered and apps like Tinder aren’t as popular,” she explains.Put the phone away, and only take it out if you really need to (spoiler: you won't need to).There's literally nothing wrong with meeting someone online.The update lets single users populate a list of up to nine friends they — if their crush adds them to their lists too, then the match is revealed. As part of the update, the company also announced that it has expanded to 14 new countries: the Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guyana, and Suriname.