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Facebook Dating: How to Create a Profile and Start Using the 'Tinder Rival' | Social networks

Facebook Dating is a dating platform that works within the main app for iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Android. The function, which is being called the "Facebook Tinder", is in a parallel environment where users can create a unique profile with photos, personal information and relationship preferences. Dating uses the user's location to offer flirting suggestions that are within 100 kilometers.

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To use Dating you must have a Facebook account and access the feature in the app settings. Like Tinder, the platform lets you like people, see correspondence in likes, and start private conversations. As a differential, the feature allows you to review skipped matches for a second chance. To learn how to create a profile and start using Facebook Dating to find interesting people on mobile, check out the following tutorial.

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It is worth mentioning that, according to Facebook, no data or actions performed on Dating will be shared in the news feed. Also, people on the friends list are not suggested as options for new matches.

Tutorial shows how to use Facebook Dating to find people for relationships Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudoTutorial shows how to use Facebook Dating to find people for relationships Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo

Tutorial shows how to use Facebook Dating to find people for relationships Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo

How to create a Facebook Dating profile

Step 1. Open Facebook and click on the three bar icon to view options. Then go to the option "Dating";

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By accessing the Facebook app dating platform Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Advance the platform splash screens to go to the new profile setup;

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When to start setting up a new profile on the Facebook Dating platform Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 3. Advance the display of the privacy settings. Then choose your gender to define your profile. Dating offers other gender options under "More Options";

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When to set the gender of a user on Facebook Dating Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 4. Set the gender of the people you want to meet on the platform and tap "Advance". In the next window, enable the location service for the application. This is an essential step for the platform to find suggestions from people based on their current location;

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When to set Facebook Dating flirt preference Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 5. Once the app recognizes your location, tap "Advance". Then choose whether you want to keep your Facebook profile picture as your Dating profile picture. There is a button to choose another image in the phone library;

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When to set location and profile photo on Facebook Dating Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

Step 6. Check your profile preview and tap the "Confirm" button to advance. The next window displays options for adding more photos to your profile and allows you to set a personal presentation. Scroll to see more options;

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To see features to add to a Facebook Dating profile Photo: Playback / Marvin Costa

Step 7. Define other personal characteristics that will be displayed on your profile. To finish and save, click "Finish".

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By completing the creation of a new user profile on Facebook Dating Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa

How to start using Facebook Dating

Step 1. The home screen features quick functions on the person's photos and options for viewing their profile, list of people who followed, and a page with saved conversations. To continue, click on the three bar icon;

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Aes on a Facebook Dating user profile Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Xot

Ready. Now just wait for Facebook Dating to start suggesting people you know and decide if you want to chat or not. Meet other Facebook Dating features.