Facebook Has A New Dating Feature And The Internet Is LOSING It

2 May 2018, 16:56

Distracted Boyfriend Meme
Distracted Boyfriend Meme. Picture: Getty Creative

By Marianne Eloise

"Facebook gonna marry you to the Russian spambot of your dreams"

Facebook have recently been in trouble for breaches of data security, but at their recent annual F8 developers' conference, Mark Zuckerberg announced that he has big plans for the company. Among ventures into virtual reality and other developments, Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will soon be launching a dating service.

Apparently the match-making feature would take users' privacy concerns into consideration and would launch "soon", and Zuckerberg wanted to go down this route because "there are 200 million people on Facebook who list themselves as single. And if we are committed to building meaningful relationships, then this is perhaps the most meaningful of all."

Zuckerberg naturally launched this idea with only the best intentions, but this is the internet, after all, and a lot of people had some pretty funny reactions to the news. Here are just a few:


So are you going to use Facebook's new dating service?