Facebook Dating, the service that Facebook users can use to connect with other people within the social network, has announced the integration with Instagram Stories and the social network itself.
This means that, from now on, users will be able to add their Instagram and Facebook Stories to Dating, in order to show their day-to-day moments – which disappear within 24 hours of being published – to their future appointments.
According to Facebook, the idea is to show the daters unique moments in which the user appears performing their daily activities, practicing their hobbies. So that those who are interested in him can know more about how that person is, beyond his profile picture, where the postureo and wanting to give a good image and sometimes the photographs of years ago prevail.
With the stories, the user also shows how he is today. To share them, you must expressly indicate on Facebook Dating what Stories are the ones that you want to publish on your profile, since not all those that you upload on your Facebook and Instagram accounts are uploaded automatically.
Users who have not liked their profile or have blocked it in Dating will not be able to see the Stories in functionality. While you are browsing through other profiles, you can see their Stories, and if you make a “match” you can see all the stories that person uploads from the moment they have “connected” in Dating. In addition, users may report those they consider to be composed of inappropriate content.
There is no way to upload a Story only to Facebook Dating, so whoever wants to upload a content for their possible appointments, will have to upload it first to Facebook or Instagram and assume that their contacts on these platforms will also see it.
At the moment, Facebook Dating is available in 20 countries, although none of them is in Europe, where it is supposed to arrive in early 2020 according to Facebook. It is the citizens of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, the Philippines, Singapore, Suriname, Thailand, the United States, Uruguay and Vietnam that can already use Facebook to link (through Dating, the rest, they must continue doing it – or not – using the social network in a traditional way).