Canadians who are tired of Tinder and bored of Bumble now have a new online dating option: Facebook. Hey, they already have all your data — why not use it to help you get a date? The company announced its intention to get into the dating space at a developer conference this spring , which promptly sent shares plunging in competing online dating companies and apps. In September, Facebook launched its dating platform exclusively in Colombia. As of Thursday, it's also live in Canada and Thailand. Facebook hopes to steer clear of the reputation that plagues some dating apps for simply enabling hookups, instead of fostering meaningful relationships, said Facebook Dating's program manager Charmaine Hung.
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How Important is Chemistry to Dating?
Dating is terrible as it is, but when you're a cannabis consumer, things can get a little but complicated. Say you're on a first date and everything is going very well. You have genuine chemistry and a good rapport with your date, you have the same taste in movies and TV shows, and then you mention you like to smoke a joint or two after work. Suddenly, everything gets awkward because cannabis still has a negative stigma in some circles of society despite the fact that it's been decriminalized in a handful of states across the country. If only there was a way to meet singles who share your passions. Lucky for you, there are unique dating sites designed specifically for finding other people who smoke weed. If you're more into the mainstream dating sites we're looking at you Match and Zoosk , then there are some things you can do to ensure you've established some common ground right off the bat.
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After interviewing a lot of single men and women on their dating experiences, It's Just Lunch managed to get some inside information on what men and women are really looking for when they meet someone for the first time. However, through all the tips and tricks, sometimes it just comes down to chemistry and timing. So what are those two seemingly nebulous, yet important, parts of a date? What does it really mean to have chemistry with someone?