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While plenty of "We're flattered that Facebook is coming into our space -- and sees the global opportunities that we do -- as Tinder continues to skyrocket," Mandy Ginsberg, Match Group's CEO, said in a statement.
"We're surprised at the timing given the amount of personal and sensitive data that comes with this territory." Last month, Facebook was forced to disclose that data from about 87 million people was co-opted without their permission, or Facebook's knowledge, by Cambridge Analytica, a London-based consultancy.
And if they get burned by a bad experience either in the dating chat or offline, they could blame Facebook.That led to a #Delete Facebook movement across social media in March and in two days of hearings to explain what went wrong.To cope with the blow to its reputation and step up its privacy, Facebook has been unveiling new privacy-focused features like "Clear History" and easier ways to control how much the social network knows about you. Facebook last week reported that sales rose in the first quarter of 2018, and it said it saw an increase in the amount of time people spent using its platform.You can reach out to people who're planning to attend the same events you're interested in, and view photos through their dating profiles.Only other people on the service can see the dating profile, meaning it's hidden from your friends and family.