How does Facebook suggest potential friends? Not location data – not now

Social media giant agreed on Tuesday that location data was ‘one of the factors’ it used but on Wednesday said no, not any more

Facebook has denied using location data to suggest potential friends amid questions about the unsettling accuracy with which it puts forward “people you may know”.

The feature has been known to suggest users who have no or few mutual friends on the network – and, reportedly, nothing in common beyond having shared the same physical space – prompting concerns about how it works.

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Remain in love … a new dating app for the 48 percenters

The platform will avoid in or out arguments by letting remain voters hook up with each other for a proper European union

Fear not, Europhiles, for love is not lost. If you’re downbeat about Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, know that 48% of the country are with you, and one of them might just be your soulmate.

No, honestly … there is a new dating app in development that aims to let you meet other Remain voters so that you don’t have to go through the pain alone.

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