Facebook postpones Valentine's Day launch for dating app due to data regulator's concerns

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A Facebook spokesperson said of the Dating app postponement: 'It’s really important that we get the launch of Facebook Dating right, so we are taking a bit more time to make sure the product is ready for the European market.'

Image: Facebook Dating Image: Facebook Dating FACEBOOK HAS POSTPONED its launch of a dating app across EU member states after Ireland’s Data Protection Commission raised concerns.

Facebook Ireland first contacted the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner about the EU roll-out of this dating feature last Monday, 3 February, according to a statement from the data protection regulator. Last night, Facebook Ireland informed the DPC that they have postponed the roll-out of its dating feature.

 

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