Big people dating service

All events and groups are fair game; users will have the ability to unlock that Taylor Swift concert from 2012 and the housewarming party they’re attending next week.

One important note: group and event organizers have no control over whether members or attendees choose to date.

This story was originally published on September 20, 2018.

On November 8, Facebook announced that it's rolling out the service in two more countries: Canada and Thailand.

That dependence may also make them vulnerable as the social giant enters their territory, which is a weakness some companies appear to have been preparing for.

It’s not yet clear whether Dating would be enough to lure them back to the social site preferred by their parents.

As Facebook announced in May, users will create separate profiles just for the Dating service.

For now, users aged 18 and older in Colombia will be able to create dating profiles and, once those reach a critical mass, find some matches.

WIRED got to preview an early version of the service, and it looks promising—especially for users looking for meaningful long-term relationships rather than hookups.

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