Layne is an active freelance writer. She enjoys staying up to date on trends, media, and emerging topics. What's in a name? A rose by any other name would still smell a sweet. Ok, times have changed, and now that we're into online dating and mobile dating apps, a username or profile name says it all.
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It's Facebook Official, Dating Is Here - About Facebook
Facebook connects billions of people across the world. The social media giant begins rolling out its new dating service—Facebook Dating—Thursday in the United States after launching last year in 19 countries, including Argentina, Canada, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Facebook announced the new dating service at its F8 developer conference and says the service will recommend potential matches based on Facebook activity to users who opt in and choose to create a dating profile. The service relies on dating preferences, mutual friends, groups and events attended on Facebook to pair potential matches.
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With the support of social media, the world has changed, and people became more isolated. They prefer to talk to someone over the internet sometimes rather than having a real conversation with those who are near them. For this reason, one might say that Facebook, the widely successful network that ultimately changed the social media, is getting to know you better than anybody else in the world.
So without further ado, let's jump right in. After filling out the basic demographic questions age, sex, location on the dating site that you chose, the next question usually is, "What is your handle? A handle or username is the name other members of the dating site will use as your "name".