Other new features coming to Instagram include augmented reality overlays from developers, like amusing mustaches and hats, and new ways for third-party apps to have videos post directly to stories on Instagram and Facebook. "So let's say that your friend is testifying in Congress, for example", Zuckerberg said with a laugh.
"Overall we're going to keep investing heavily in security and privacy", said Zuckerberg, though cautioning that security "isn't a problem you ever really solve".
Facebook brings to the dating table a treasure trove of data on its active users, which are over 2 billion strong.
In a related move, Facebook Tuesday announced an upcoming feature called "Clear History" that will allow users to see which apps and websites send the network information, delete the data from their account, and prevent Facebook from storing it. Your Facebook won't be as good while it relearns your preferences.
The announcement comes ahead of Facebook's annual developer conference F8 in San Jose on Tuesday. For instance, Facebook could use the conference to release a portable headset created to turn the so far geeky realm of virtual reality into a mass phenomenon. The company announced the device six months ago but didn't specify when it would go on sale.
Despite reports that Koum left over concerns about how the company handles private data, Zuckerberg thanked Koum and called him "a tireless advocate for privacy and encryption".
Lion Attacks, Drags Wildlife Park Owner By Neck Inside Facility
Onlookers scream as he the lion drags him back into the bushes, with a man heard saying " get a rifle just in case". In yet another incident, an elderly man was attacked by a lion at Marakele Predator Park in South Africa .
The need for additional equipment is one of the reasons virtual reality, or VR, has had limited appeal so far.
"This has been an intense year". The dating feature is set to roll out later this year.
At Tuesday's F8 developer conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg announced the company is launching a dating feature.
That is, if you want. It's responded in part by scrambling to change its developer platform, shutting down several APIs as part of its ongoing effort to improve user security and privacy.
Officials in the United Kingdom and US have opened inquiries into Facebook and its privacy policies after it was revealed in March that Cambridge Analytica, a British-based political consulting firm, had amassed the personal information of 87 million Facebook users without their permission.
"This is going to be for building real long term relationships, not just hookups, it's going to be in the Facebook app but it's totally optional".
Iran's top leader accuses U.S. of provoking regional conflicts
Appearing to address those remarks, Khamenei said Iran had no intention of limiting its influence in the Middle East. Iranian officials on Monday reiterated that Tehran had no intention of suspending its defensive missile capability.
But unlike other recent public appearances, he did not start off with an apology for the company's recent privacy scandal.
"We have designed this with privacy and safety in mind from the beginning", he assured conference attendees.
It's normally a sympathetic audience.
He will also have an opportunity to talk about where things go from here.
Rounding up the 2018 NFL Draft grades
Teller will be reunited with Virginia Tech teammate Tremaine Edmunds who the Bills drafted in the first round Thursday night. He had 49 tackles, three for a loss. "If we played in a dome, we still would have drafted Josh Allen ", the GM declared.