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.
Until recently, you couldn't even sign up for a Bumble account if you didn't already have a Facebook account.
It's not unreasonable to wonder whether these apps would even exist without the social network.
If you sign up for one of these apps, you can immediately pull in your Facebook photos, and autofill information like where you live, work, and went to school.
Tinder even shows users when a potential match has mutual friends with them on Facebook.
Dating will also have a dedicated inbox that, unlike Messenger, does not allow you to send photos or links.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.The Dating announcement comes at a strange time for Facebook.
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, many users are reluctant to share more personal information with the social network, especially intimate data related to romantic preferences.
Den første datingside der startede var Web Personals.com, som så indersiden af en pc-skærm helt tilbage i 1993.