"Single, desperate men are among the first to exploit any new technology that will help them in their quest."For Facebook, a more direct move into courting rituals could fuel member growth and position the company to attract advertising related to those singles searches.
Flower delivery, candy stores and restaurant ads might come into play.
Graph Search launch From online dating and beyond, Facebook's foray into search, announced on Tuesday, could have far-reaching implications for competitors, advertisers and consumers.
Check out more Senior Planet articles: How to set up your online dating profile in 4 easy steps 11 ways to quit lurking and write your online dating profile Do you have a favorite dating site?Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg insists the new feature is not Web search.But as Graph Search develops, it may more closely resemble Google.com, assuming Google integrates Google into its search service.And it is a potential broadside to Google, Yelp and Foursquare.
Even Linked In faces competition: Graph Search is a good way, as Facebook demonstrated, to job recruit.
Women could search for single men who like the movie Bridget Jones's Diary, a book about knitting and old episodes of Friends.