Facebook Dating: Release Date, Launch, and Why It Could Rule Dating

In 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. The update lets single users populate a list of up to nine friends they like-like – if their crush adds them to their lists too, then the match is revealed.

Facebook Dating is also going global. 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. The service has been active for a year in Colombia, Thailand, Canada, Argentina, and Mexico. Read more