Facebook dating: a question of trust

What do you do when you’re the world’s largest online social media service connecting billions of people, you’re in the middle of a privacy scandal, and looking to rebuild trust with your users?

Announce that you’re going to launch a dating service that collects some of the most sensitive and private information about an individual? If you’re Facebook, apparently so.

The social media giant says the service won’t just be for hook-ups, and it won’t connect us with people we are already friends with. You’ll also have the option to “unlock” individual events or groups you’re a member of to see potential matches. The more active you are in the communities around you, “the more opportunities you’ll have to meet awesome people”.

Read more on the Sydney Morning Herald website