Facebook will be launching is dating features in no distance time. Before now it was said that the Dating being proposed will not be a Standalone App but it is now clear that it will be an added Feature on facebook.
The feature will be based inside Facebook’s main app, alongside its many other utilities buried beyond the home screen. It’s not ready for the public yet, but company employees are now internally testing it.
The preview of the Dating features was introduced back in May at its F8 conference.
Once you activate Facebook Dating, only the other people who have also turned it on will be able to see you, and it won’t be shared to News Feed. You can choose if friends of friends can see you or not, and Dating profiles allow non-binary and transgender and orientation options. You’ll unlock Groups or Events you’re a part of for Dating, and you’ll be able to browse potential matches based on the plethora of information Facebook knows about you. If two people express interest in each other, they can text each other over Messenger or WhatsApp.
As TechCrunch reports, Facebook is considering a limit on how many people you can express interest in, which would prevent a spammy behavior of rapidly approving everyone you see. Blocking someone on Dating won’t also block them on Facebook, though that’s not finalized.
The Dating feature will not include paid subscriptions to premium Dating features. It’s currently not going to show ads in Dating, though it could reconsider that later.