May 1, 2018 / 5:50 PM / 3 months ago

Facebook to unveil dating feature

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc will add features around dating and building long-term relationships on its social platform, Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday at the company’s developers conference.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks about a dating feature at Facebook Inc's annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S. May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Shares of Match Group Inc, the owner of popular dating app Tinder, plunged 18 percent after the news.

IAC, Match Group’s parent company, dropped about 12 percent.

Reporting by Munsif Vengattil in Bengaluru; Editing by Sai Sachin Ravikumar

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