Facebook-owned Instagram has taken on many of Snapchat’s top features.Earlier this year, Facebook also stepped up its job postings features in an effort to take on Linked In.And amid concerns about how Facebook is sharing user data, Bumble announced last month that i OS users no longer need to signup or login with Facebook.Instead, they can input a phone number to register and login.All you have to do is show up and enjoy meeting someone new.
From there, their dating profile will be shared with other people going to the event who are also using the dating service.
This grants the apps access to select Facebook data, which helps to speed up the process of creating dating profiles.
Related: Tinder to introduce feature for women to message first The degree to which dating apps are reliant on Facebook access came into the spotlight just last month.
The feature is opt-in and users will not be matched with people they are already friends with, according to Facebook.
Before dating, the social networking behemoth has expanded into numerous other features pioneered by other tech companies, ranging from job postings to payments and online food delivery.