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Facebook Announces New Dating Feature; Match Plunges

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    Zuckerberg Introduces Facebook's New Dating Profile Feature

    Facebook is launching a dating feature. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said to laughs at Facebook's F8 developer conference Tuesday that the new tool is "not just for hookups" but to build "meaningful, long-term relationships." (Published Tuesday, May 1, 2018)

    Facebook is launching a dating feature, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced during the keynote address at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference Tuesday.

    "This is going to be for building real, long-term relationships — not just hook-ups," Zuckerberg said, according to a CNBC report.

    The opt-in feature will match users specifically with people they aren't already friends with. Facebook users can build a dating profile, which friends won't be able to see.

    Shares of online dating company Match plunged 22 percent on the news.

    Zuckerberg Explains New 'Clear History' Facebook Feature

    [NATL-BAY] RAW: Zuckerberg Explains New 'Clear History' Facebook Feature

    Facebook on Tuesday said it will allow users to clear their browsing history, including what websites they visit and what they are clicking on, with the help of a new privacy control called "clear history."

    (Published Tuesday, May 1, 2018)