Facebook Dating is a feature within Facebook's main app rather than a separate app release. Facebook users create a separate dating profile. After indicating interest in another profile, the service lets users contact each other. Facebook also plans a feature to let people attending the same event make their profiles visible to each other. Once two people 'like' each other, they will be able to match and potentially talk to each other.
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Tinder was launched in within startup incubator Hatch Labs,   a joint venture of IAC and mobile development firm Xtreme Labs. Tinder University is a college student only feature that came out in Sean Rad and Justin Mateen had known each other from the age of Both come from Jewish-Iranian families in the Los Angeles area,   and both attended the University of Southern California and became online entrepreneurs at the same time. Rad has said the impetus for Tinder's creation was his observation that "no matter who you are, you feel more comfortable approaching somebody if you know they want you to approach them.
Comparison of online dating services
An online dating application is an online dating service presented through a mobile phone application , often taking advantage of a smartphone's GPS location capabilities, always on-hand presence, and easy access to digital photo galleries and mobile wallets to enhance the traditional nature of online dating. These apps can simplify and speed the process of sifting through potential dating partners, chatting, flirting, and potentially meeting or becoming romantically involved over traditional online dating services. The launch of Tinder in led to a growth of online dating applications, both by new providers and by traditional online dating services that expanded into the mobile app market. Tinder was the application that led the surge in mobile dating applications.
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