Facebook dating category
“This is an arms race; we are going to be working to stay ahead of our adversaries forever.” – Message translation – Facebook separately announced Tuesday that its popular Messenger app would soon be able to translate missives in real time, deploying artificial intelligence to enable text conversations between people using different languages.
“If we assume consolidated Match has a 25% market share, the global total addressable market would be ~$6 billion, or about 5% of Facebook’s projected 2018 revenue assuming a 50% market share and less than 1% of their market cap,” they wrote.Under the new feature, users will be able to create a separate “dating” profile not visible to their network of friends, with potential matches recommended based on dating preferences, points in common, and mutual acquaintances.Zuckerberg did not specify whether the feature would be free of charge, in line with Facebook’s core offer — but the announcement was enough to send shares in the online dating giant tumbling by 17 percent.Readers are required to have a valid Facebook account to comment on this story.We welcome your opinions to allow a healthy debate.• In the second scenario, Facebook would treat dating as an engagement driver, using it to deepen its integration with users’ lives.
(“People already use Facebook to meet new people, and we want to make that experience better,” the company said yesterday.) Benchmark sees this as more likely.
Facebook has admitted up to 87 million users may have had their data hijacked in the scandal, which saw Zuckerberg grilled at length by the US Congress last month.
“We need to make sure that never happens again,” Zuckerberg told the audience.
(AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)– Buried in a larger piece about how companies are handling employee relationships in the wake of the #metoo movement—the upshot: they're reexamining their relationship policies and, per one lawyer, "drawing a hard line in the sand" about those in plum positions dating subordinates—comes an interesting dating nugget.
— Mark Zuckerberg may have laughed off questions that Facebook is too powerful when he appeared in front of Congress last month.
– ‘Clear history’ – In a related move, Facebook Tuesday announced an upcoming feature called “Clear History” that will allow users to see which apps and websites send the network information, delete the data from their account, and prevent Facebook from storing it.