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Just when Facebook was set to bring Facebook Dating feature to Europe Thursday, the day before Valentine’s Day, the Irish Data Protection Commission told the social network that things were moving too quickly, and that users in the European Union should just be friends, for now.
Facebook agreed to postpone the feature’s debut in the EU after the IDPC expressed concerns over the fact that it did not receive notice of the planned rollout until Feb. 3, and that the company did not provide any additional information or documentation regarding the feature’s impact on users’ data and the decision-making process behind bringing it to Europe.