The feature is set to expand to 14 new countries, including Australia, Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guyana, and Suriname.
The service has been active for a year in Colombia, Thailand, Canada, Argentina, and Mexico.
Once two people 'like' each other, they will be able to match and potentially talk to each other.
You have to be at least 18, rather than 13 with the main Facebook service.
“That likely means they’re going to sell my dating preferences, which means even more intrusions into my life.”Facebook says it won’t be doing any of that.
But users like Carter can hardly be blamed for their apprehension, given the company’s multiple stumbles over protecting people’s private information.
The service isn’t limited to those who have listed themselves as “single.”Facebook Dating shows your age but hides your last name.
When you see a suggested match, you “like” someone by tapping a heart icon, or tap “X″ to dislike.