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Facebook delays launch of dating feature in Europe amid privacy concerns – Source CNET Tech


Facebook is trying to expand its dating service to more countries. 

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Facebook users in Europe hoping to try out the social network’s new dating feature ahead of Valentine’s Day will have to wait. The Irish Data Protection Commission on Wednesday said Facebook delayed the European launch of its dating feature after the regulator raised privacy concerns about the service.

Facebook’s delay shows that the social network could face tougher hurdles as it tries to expand its dating service to more countries. Online dating apps face their share of privacy and security issues, including fake profiles, scams and cyberstalking.

Facebook Dating, a feature within the social network’s main app, is currently available…

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