By means of an objective, scientific process, the Parship Principle®, the service helps its members to find love. The compatibility-based online dating service is specifically for people who want to form a lasting, honest and sincere relationship.
Parship is one of the leading online matchmaking agencies for discerning singles in UK and across Europe.
Users then have the option to add location, gender, height, religion, job title, company, schools and whether or not they have children, as well as other information that is fairly common among other dating apps.
Facebook announced the new dating service at its 2018 F8 developer conference and says the service will recommend potential matches based on Facebook activity to users who opt in and choose to create a dating profile. This dating feature is available only to users 18 years and older, so it likely won’t help boost Facebook’s declining popularity among teens.
Users can choose to display their own gender identity as cis woman, trans woman, cis man, trans man or nonbinary.
Up to nine photos can be used in a profile as well as an ice-breaker question such as, “What three emoji best describe you?
The service relies on dating preferences, mutual friends, groups and events attended on Facebook to pair potential matches. With the launch of this feature, Facebook thrusts itself into the billion dating industry with stiff competition from apps such as OKCupid, Tinder and Bumble. adults use Facebook, meaning the potential user base at launch is gigantic. Another Pew Research study found that only about half of U. For now, the service is only available on mobile and doesn’t require any extra downloads. You can find it by navigating to the top right menu in the same place as marketplace and groups.
Shares of Match Group (MTCH), which owns Tinder and OKCupid, fell as much as 6% on Thursday. According to Facebook, the service operates independently from main Facebook profiles, and it is not scraped for information that can be used to target ads. Users who create a dating profile can select the information on their Facebook profile that they’d like to feature, including whether they share with their dating prospects mutual friends on the platform.