Facebook's dating app is now in testing

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We now know the company is internally testing the service with employees, thanks to app researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who combed through Facebook's source code and posted her findings on Twitter. The Dating feature won't cost anything and won't show ads, but Facebook might reconsider the monetization status later on.

Just two months back, Facebook announced its parallel dating app as well. Facebook has also confirmed that the feature is being tested within the main Facebook app.

The social network, which announced plans to enter the dating business during its F8 conference in May, regularly tests new features internally ahead of launch to iron out any bugs.

An app researcher, Jane Manchun Wong, tweeted images of the Facebook app with features now limited to Facebook employees only.

Another discovery made by Wong is that Facebook is apparently testing a dating feature called "Conversation Starters", which will help break the ice with your matches. "Your friends aren't going to see your profile, and you're only going to be suggested to people who are not your friends", he added.

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However the company also has informed the employees that they can not use the app for dating co-workers and that Facebook's company guidelines still apply while using the app.

Facebook dating feature will allow you to create a dating profile that is separate from your Facebook profile.

Facebook Product Chief Chris Cox showed a design of the dating project to the audience.

You will also have the option to discover others with similar interests through Groups or Events.

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