Facebook flirts with dating market

Facebook has a whopping user-base and an awful lot of said users are single

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
3rd May, 2018
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Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced the world's largest social network will soon include a new dating feature at the annual F8 summit. Pic:Getty

The timing could have been an awful lot better. Facebook is currently fighting an awful lot of privacy issues, to the point that the next time Mark Zuckerberg steps foot in Britain he will be legally required to appear before a parliamentary committee.

Despite that and the much expected online reaction, Facebook is really well placed to enter the dating market. It has a whopping user-base and an awful lot of said users are single....

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