Facebook Places, the Mobile Perspective

Facebook created a wave of excitement and consternation this week with the announcement of Facebook Places. It adds mobile check ins, ala Foursquare, to the Facebook iPhone app and the touch.facebook.com mobile webapp. When you click the Places Tab or a new teardrop shaped icon next to the status box on your Facebook homepage or wall, Facebook uses your location to display nearby¬† “Places” relevant to your interests (image top left). You can check in to a place, add new … Continue reading