For example, if you're attending a concert, you'll be able to "unlock" your profile, so that potential matches who have said they're going to the same show can see it.
Bumble can continue to offer a specific community, or unique features, like the ability for women to exclusively approach men first.Conversely, is on Facebook, with all the good and bad that an infinite dating pool contains.It’s hard not to immediately notice that Dating looks eerily similar to predominant existing dating apps, like Tinder, Hinge, and Bumble.Which means that in one sense, Facebook is again looking for success through imitation.Tinder’s reliance on Facebook became painfully clear a month ago, when the dating app temporarily stopped working because of changes Facebook made to its data-sharing policies.
And now Tinder, as well as apps like it, will have to compete with Facebook itself—an app everyone is already using.
Apparently, I wasn’t alone in my Valentine’s Day depression-induced hunt for Prince Charming.
Experts say online dating sites see a huge traffic increase between Christmas and Valentine’s Day.
We’re surprised at the timing given the amount of personal and sensitive data that comes with this territory," Mandy Ginsberg, the CEO of Match Group, said in a statement.
"Regardless, we’re going to continue to delight our users through product innovation and relentless focus on relationship success. Facebook’s entry will only be invigorating to all of us.”"Come on in. Their product could be great for US/Russia relationships," Joey Levin, the CEO of IAC, Match Group's parent company, added.
The stock price for Match Group, the company that owns dating sites like Tinder, Ok Cupid, and Match.com, took a tumble after Facebook's announcement.