New York: Facebook has decided to launch a new feature known as “Secret Crush.”
To utilize the feature, users must simply choose up to nine people from their friends list that they’re interested in. If one of those people is also using Facebook Dating, a notification will be sent informing them that a friend has added them to their Secret Crush list.
Facebook notes that if your love interest “isn’t on Dating, doesn’t create a Secret Crush list, or doesn’t put you on their list, no one will know that you’ve entered a friend’s name.” But if your crush does have a list with you on it, both of your identities will be revealed to one another, giving you the opportunity to speak over Messenger.
Facebook Dating, which was only available in Colombia, Thailand, Canada, Argentina, and Mexico, was expanded Tuesday to 14 new countries. Those countries include the Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guyana, and Suriname.
While the feature is not yet available in the U.S., Facebook Dating is slated to launch in America by the end of this year.