Facebook Just Killed Places

Remember Places, the Facebook Foursquare clone feature you probably didn't use? I say probably, because Facebook just axed it entirely, BI reports, admitting inevitable defeat in the check-in war. It's about time! » 8/23/11 4:49pm 8/23/11 4:49pm

Brits Can Now Check Into Facebook Places For Deals

Two months after Americans started winning discounts (and even free pairs of jeans at Gap), Brits can now log into Places using their smartphones, and click through to see if that particular store has a special offer. [TechRadar] » 1/31/11 4:20am 1/31/11 4:20am

Today's Facebook's Event Will Show Off Their Latest Redesign

Another Facebook redesign, you groan? Yes, indeed. According to TechCrunch, the design is already visible to some users of the site, with the IM chat window appearing on the left and people's profiles looking more like Places pages. [TechCrunch] » 10/06/10 3:45am 10/06/10 3:45am

Facebook Places Now Available in UK

Now, it's not just Yanks and the Japanese who can update their location on Facebook. From today, the UK and Europe can access the opt-out service too. This is yet another reason for those fighty Brits and Germans to get up-in-arms about their online privacy. [The Guardian] » 9/17/10 3:20am 9/17/10 3:20am

How Not to Creep Out Your Friends Using Facebook Places

Maybe you're one of the people who are completely comfortable with Facebook Places, Facebook's new location-broadcasting feature. Maybe you can't wait to start tagging all your friends wherever you hang out. Stop! Think! Don't be a creep! » 8/21/10 7:00pm 8/21/10 7:00pm

Facebook iPhone App v3.2 Brings Places and Background Photo Uploading

As expected, the latest Facebook iPhone app has been released, bringing with it the Places check-in functionality that was demo-ed yesterday. Version 3.2 of the app provides on-the-go tracking methods for friends, and new additions to photo upload. » 8/19/10 5:20am 8/19/10 5:20am

Facebook iPhone App Gets Foursquare-Style Check-In Feature

Apparently a new version of the Facebook iPhone app should be available later today and it'll bring a new feature called Places. The feature basically sounds like a check-in function similar to that found in Foursquare and Gowalla. [TechCrunch] » 8/18/10 8:43pm 8/18/10 8:43pm