Facebook Place Feature like Foursquare and Gowalla

By Peter Chubb - Mar 28, 2010

On Friday, Facebook announced a new way in which users can add their locations on the social networking sites pages, there is not much details to go on – but it is assumed that this place features will be much like the one used by Foursquare and Gowalla.

The two sites mentioned above offer mobile apps that are like a real-life game – members visit restaurants and bars and then share their locations with other users. When a member enters a certain spot, other users are then notified that they are there.

Adding these locations as well as status messages on to Foursquare and Gowalla is fast becoming a popular way forward in social networking – one that will be taken up by other services, such as Facebook.

Facebook announced that they will offer a similar service, but with so little details to go on, it is all guess work. Visit CNN News to understand a little more on this story.

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