But echoing his typical response in the face of crisis, Zuckerberg's speech argued that the solution to many ongoing societal problems is more Facebook.
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That's according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who announced that his company will begin rolling out a new dating feature during the social network's F8 developer conference on Tuesday. Pressing on it will take people to their dating profile if they have set one up.
Those who are in the same group or attending the same event will be able to see other members in those groups or events who have opened themselves to dating.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg poked a little fun at himself talking about a new feature called Watch Party, which lets Facebook users view videos together with their friends.
Amusing how browsers have offered clear history options from the jump.
"Apps and websites that use features such as the Like button or Facebook Analytics send us information to make their content and ads better", says Erin Egan, Facebook's vice president and chief privacy officer in a post on Facebook's website.
"The hardest decision I made wasn't to invest in safety and security", Zuckerberg said.
Thousands of people responded to Zuckerberg's post with similar stories about meeting partners on Facebook, Cox said. "There's no guarantee that we get this right", he said.
After finding someone you're interested in, you'll then choose a photo of theirs that acts a "conversation starter".
Facebook executives were quick to highlight other features for safety and privacy, noting that dating activity would not show up in Facebook's centerpiece News Feed.
Last month, Zuckerberg testified on Capitol Hill on the company's role in allowing Cambridge Analytica, a UK-based political data firm that worked for Donald Trump's presidential campaign, to improperly access data on 87 million people.