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Facebook and Zynga Team Up To Merge Romance and Social Gaming

April 1st, 2011 04:36 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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TechCrunch has the scoop on a really

new project from Zynga and Facebook that aims to bring together two of the most popular segments of the social web: romance and gaming. Quoting: “Dubbed ‘Relationships,’ Facebook is going to soon

a section of the site dedicated to helping users meet potential romantic

. To do that, the company has been working with Zynga over the last four months to develop games that ‘synthesize romance and foster relationships through social gaming mechanics,’ helping users flirt and get to know each other using Farmville-like games to help break the

. In the post, Facebook says that it will look at the profiles of your previous boyfriends/girlfriends to determine the

you’re attracted to most, and that it will also use advanced photographic analysis to figure out your preferred facial structure and body type. In an attempt to

privacy concerns before they begin, Facebook notes that all of this is done automatically, and that at no point are

allowed to view these reports on your innermost psyche. How reassuring.”

Source: Facebook and Zynga Team Up To Merge Romance and Social Gaming

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