Nearby Friends

  • Happy Friendsgiving: 75,000-Plus Facebook Events

    … Thursday is officially Thanksgiving, but for many Facebook users, it is also “Friendsgiving.” Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes that more than 75,000 events containing the words Friendsgiving or “Friendgiving” have been created, and the social network also shared some last-minute tips for incorporating Facebook into holiday festivities…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 8 readers -
  • iOS 8 Is Here, and Facebook Is Ready

    …, Facebook doesn’t get location information from your device unless you enable location services. Facebook does not get location information from your device in the background (that is, while you’re not using the app) unless you give us permission by turning on a feature that requires this, like Nearby Friends. Also, if you choose to turn…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 3 readers -
  • Facebook Nearby Friends: First Step to a New Ads?

    Facebook recently announced to its subscribers a new feature called Nearby Friends, where users would be notified when they are near other friends. This seems to be a crowded space dominated by Foursquare and rapidly becoming an option for Twitter and Instagram users as well. But at its heart, Nearby Friends is likely a building block for a new, potentially killer ad offering.

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