Facebook Dating

Forget Tinder and other dating apps, Facebook is set to launch a dating feature, and according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the company’s annual F8 developer conference Tuesday: “This is going to be for building real, long-term relationships – not just hook-ups.” This opt-in feature matches users with people they aren’t already friends with, and will be able to build a dating profile that even their friends won’t be able to see. Continue reading for another screenshot of the interface and more information.

Facebook Dating

“The dating feature is likely to be a free service, challenging services like Match-owned Tinder which has been rolling out premium, paid features. The new dating feature links to events and groups on the larger platform, allowing users with dating profiles to connect via shared interests or commonly attended events,” reports CNBC.