Facebook Dating offers fun, interactive features that can help you have an overall positive user experience. Here are some of them:
We have all felt the need to detoxify ourselves from social media at a certain point. The level of noise and stimulants can be a bit too much, so we opt for a healthy social media break from time to time.
With that in mind, Facebook Dating has a pause feature where you can literally pause your online dating activity without actually deactivating your account. You can still message the people you’ve been matched with while taking your much-needed pause.
This feature is located in Facebook Dating’s settings. The Second Look displays people in a reverse chronological order for you to, well, take a second look. This feature allows you to go through your Suggested Matches once again and see if there are good matches you may have missed out on.
Preemptive Block List
You can review your block lists to ensure you don’t get matched with people who aren’t your Facebook friends and yet you still don’t want to see. This can be an ex-lover that you’ve unfriended but not blocked on Facebook, a family member, or simply an acquaintance.
To further strengthen the people’s trust in Facebook’s latest project in the dating community, preemptive blocking is a cool way of ensuring that you won’t be able to see unwelcome people in your matches—something that has been plaguing the online daters for a while now.
There are tappable entry points displayed on profiles which you can use to strike a conversation such as school and shared hometowns. Since Facebook Dating values quality relationships over casual flings, it provides you with features, such as this interactive profile content, that guarantees to help you build a strong foundation with your potential match.
This feature allows you to select up to nine Facebook friends you can express interest on but that crush must be mutual first. This means that if you pick a person and that person happens to also like you, Facebook will match you together and reveal your names. If the feelings are one-sided, nothing happens, sadly.
With Facebook Dating pushing to integrate all its sister platforms in the dating app, Instagram photos can be featured on your dating profiles. Aiming to create a dynamic and authentic dating experience, the app uses Instagram as a tool to present people's personalities on their own profiles. With that, you can customize and feature your best photos.
Know Which Friends are Dating
Facebook tests a new feature that shows users when their friends have recently been active on FB Dating. Some users reported having seen a list on their main News Feed with a number of their contacts who have “Recently Used Dating”.
Meta’s own age detection tools will flag up instances where a user’s stated age and suspected age are potentially different. Users can then either upload an ID document or undergo analysis by Yoti’s facial age estimation technology.