“Based on those things alone, facilitating the ways that people most commonly meet sounds like a promising direction.
The update lets single users populate a list of up to nine friends they — if their crush adds them to their lists too, then the match is revealed. As part of the update, the company also announced that it has expanded to 14 new countries: the 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.This is good for an app’s engagement but not for finding love: A study published in the journal found that while online daters enjoy “shopping” for matches out of large groups, they have difficulty choosing an actual date.Facebook Dating offers a less random shopping experience, that could potentially solve that issue. As indicated by the international roll-out, dating on Facebook is an easier sell overseas, where people have had less time to get used to using Facebook in certain contexts.I’ve been there too.”) or answer one of Facebook’s ice-breaker questions (like, “What’s your idea of a perfect day? With these baked-in features, Facebook has accounted for the two most common ways that people meet and develop romantic connections.
William Chopik, a social-personality psychologist and assistant professor at Michigan State University, tells that this combination has the potential to make Facebook the online dating service to rule them all.“Based on polling data, the most common ways people meet is through friends in common followed by in a social setting, like an activity or group event,” he said.In today's generation, people have become sequestered in their phones.While the world got infinitely smaller with the help of social media, people have become more and more isolated.It also eschews the data-driven, compatibility-seeking approach by Ok Cupid and many paid services.These approaches, some dating experts say, are not typically how most people find love.It offers a massive network of singles, while rooting matches in mutual connections and interests, and it could even give users a first date idea with the events feature.