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Facebook Dating offering can be seen in the leaked pre-launch screenshots

Facebook is testing a dating service under the staff for roll-out to users.

(Reuters)

Facebook will soon be playing Cupid.

The embattled social media platform is currently testing among its employees a new dating feature that will be woven into the app in addition to these categories are as Marketplace.

If you decide to activate Facebook Dating, only other users who have enabled will be able to see you, and it will not be shared with News Feed, according to TechCrunch. Users will be able to choose as friends can see you or not, and choose from a range of gender and sexual orientation options

Screengrabs shared on Twitter by Jane Manchun Wong show a clean, adult-looking interface with a free basic profile, and the different ways to display what other Facebook users you can choose from.

Facebook is internally testing Facebook Dating.

I can’t go past the registration screen, because they are not activating all non-employee Dating profiles, because, well, it is “pre-launch” 😉 pic.twitter.com/VQFHUJIkuX

— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) August 3, 2018

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The announcement in May that Facebook would enter the dating space cause the shares of Tinder’s parent company decreased by 20 percent.

There are Groups and Events for Facebook Dating, and if two people interested in each other, and there is no sweeping—they will be able to text via Messenger or WhatsApp, TechCrunch reports.

According to Wong, Facebook is also working on a so-called “Conversation Starter” to help users break the ice.

The tech behemoth has reportedly no plans for paid subscriptions to the Dating service and it will be limited to only users of 18 years of age and older in the United States.

TechCrunch reports Facebook is also considering a limit on how many people can be interested in, so that users can not only spam everyone with cheesy one-liners.

Fox News has reached Facebook for comment.

Christopher Carbone is a reporter and news editor covering science and technology for FoxNews.com. He can be reached at christopher.carbone@foxnews.com. Follow him on Twitter @christocarbone.

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