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For now, users aged 18 and older in Colombia will be able to create dating profiles and, once those reach a critical mass, find some matches.
WIRED got to preview an early version of the service, and it looks promising—especially for users looking for meaningful long-term relationships rather than hookups.
You can round out your profile with up to nine total photos or ice-breaker questions provided by Facebook.
Currently, there are 20 questions to choose from, like “What does the perfect day look like? Once your profile is set, Facebook will use a unique algorithm to match you with potential dates, based on factors like things you have in common and mutual friends.
You can also report and block users with the same tools available elsewhere on the social network.Facebook begins publicly testing its online-dating product, called Dating, in Colombia today.The service was first announced at the annual F8 conference in May this year, and will likely be available in other locations in the future.With Ship, users can invite their friends (as well as parents, siblings and especially wise roommates) to join a "crew".
Members of the user's crew can swipe on dating profiles on their behalf.
On Ship, the practice of "shipping" or swiping for a friend is taking off.