Today facebook came up with its and amazing feature- Facebook Places which is a Geo-Location service similar to Foursquare which tells you update about your location real time using your phone that support W3 geo-location.
In an official blog post Facebook team announced:
If you are of those who like to visit and enjoy different places all around in the country then this is best feature ever to let you about the exact place whether it’s a restaurant or a highway. You can share the information with in real time right from your mobile device.
How To Use Facebook Places?
It’s easy to use too. You just have to grab latest Facebook for iPhone application <link> or you can open touch.facebook.com from your mobile browser which supports HTML 5 and of course Geo location.
Now if you are using Facebook for iPhone, click on places and click check in button. Using this you will see list of locations which is near you, you can select the location where you are and if your location is not listed, you can add your location too.
Facebook places also let you tag friends so if you are out, you can quickly tag your friends and share it on Facebook.
At this time this feature is only available for US facebook users and will be rolled out for other countries soon. According to various reports, Facebook is also releasing Places application for other mobile too.
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