Could Facebook’s New ‘Secret Crush’ Feature Be The Push We All Need?

Or will it lead to complete chaos?

Facebook has recently announced a new dating feature called “Secret Crush” and we can’t decide if this will be a good or bad addition to the social media platform.

It’s probably safe to say that most of us have an “online crush” – truthfully, it’s quite easy if you spend your lunch breaks scrolling through your feed browsing through everyone’s look at me photos. Well thanks to FB, you’ll soon be able to see if that certain someone fancies you as well.

The new feature allows you to put nine existing friends on your secret crush list and if someone puts you on their list, and it’s a match, names will be revealed…

If it’s one-sided, the names stay secret.

If the person you’re secretly swooning over isn’t enrolled in Facebook Dating, you’ll still be able to list them as one of your secret crushes. We assume that over time, people will want to sign up for the service just to see if they’ve made any matches (which may be a little controversial for those who are deemed in a relationship with…)

Don’t worry, you’ll definitely have time consider who’s (drool) worthy enough to be listed on your not-so-secret online crush list – the Secret Crush feature won’t be available to the US until “the end of the year.” A test launched in Colombia back in September or last year and is now open to Facebook users in 19 countries including Canada, Mexico, Brazil, and Thailand.


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