Friends and lovers online dating
The move could eventually give Facebook a way to make money outside of ad dollars while increasing the amount of time people spend on the app..Facebook said Tuesday it's expanding its dating service to 14 new countries: Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guyana, and Suriname.Facebook will then ask you what you're interested in doing with friends.Activities include grabbing coffee, exploring the city and playing games.
For example, you can let the social network know you're not interested in making friends from work by switching that option off.
"It will come, but just not right away."Facebook doesn't just want to help you find love: It's also trying to make it easier to find new friends.
The social network is testing a new feature called "Meet New Friends" that surfaces recommendations for new friends based on where you live, work, what college you attended or groups you've joined.
"Just want to give you a heads up, though," I wrote.
"I was serious when I said I'm just looking for friends on my profile.
The company has also seen a diverse group of people create dating profiles, including those who are gay, lesbian, transgendered or bisexual.