Facebook to Launch Location Features Next Month

An announcement like this wouldn’t normally intrigue me, however, now that I am becoming more familiar with Foursquare, adding something like this to my Facebook is exciting…

Facebook’s move into location has seemed inevitable for some time, and it now appears that the company will officially reveal its plans at next month’s Facebook developer conference – f8.

According to The New York Times, the social network will incorporate location in two ways: (1) its own features for sharing location and (2) APIs to let other apps – presumably the likes of Foursquare and Gowalla – offer location services to Facebook users.

Read more about Facebook’s location feature launch here.


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