Facebook set to launch dating service in 32 European countries

The first names and ages of users within the ir dating profiles are going to be taken from their Facebook profiles and can't be edited in the dating service, Orseth said, adding that users' last names won't be displayed which they will choose whether to share other personal information on their profiles.

Facebook set to launch dating service in 32 European countries
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Facebook launching its dating service in 32 European countries after the rollout was delayed earlier this year thanks to regulatory concerns.The first names and ages of users within the ir dating profiles are going to be taken from their Facebook profiles and can't be edited in the dating service, Orseth said, adding that users' last names won't be displayed which they will choose whether to share other personal information on their profiles.

Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), the most regulator within the European Union for several of the world's biggest technology firms including Facebook, raised concerns after being given just 10 days notice of the proposed launch.It had also said it had been not given documentation regarding data protection impact assessment or decision-making processes that had been undertaken by Facebook.

The DPC said on Thursday it'll still monitor the dating product because it launches across the ecu Union in the week , adding that Facebook has provided details of changes it's made to the service to require account of the problems raised by the regulator."Facebook has provided detailed clarifications on the processing of private data within the context of the Dating feature," Graham Doyle, deputy commissioner of the DPC, told Reuters.