You can also add up to 36 of your Instagram photos.You have to be at least 18, rather than 13 with the main Facebook service.
Dating and finding love on Facebook isn’t anything new.“That likely means they’re going to sell my dating preferences, which means even more intrusions into my life.”Facebook says it won’t be doing any of that.But users like Carter can hardly be blamed for their apprehension, given the company’s multiple stumbles over protecting people’s private information.You can pick up to nine as a “secret crush.” You’ll both be notified if your crush is also on Facebook Dating and has likewise picked you.Otherwise, Facebook says, the crush remains secret.Facebook insists it won’t use information gleaned from your dating profile for advertising and says there won’t be ads on Facebook Dating.Facebook won’t let lonely hearts — or creeps — send photos or website links, which could help cut down on unsolicited photos.The feature is set to expand to 14 new countries, including Australia, Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guyana, and Suriname.The service has been active for a year in Colombia, Thailand, Canada, Argentina, and Mexico. Facebook Dating, a matchmaking service the company already offers in Brazil, Canada and 17 other countries, arrives in the U. For a company that’s also developing its own digital currency and dabbling in e-commerce, love is another step toward reaching into all aspects of human existence. But after years of privacy missteps by the social network, will people trust it with their love lives?