Nearby Friends

  • Happy Friendsgiving: 75,000-Plus Facebook Events

    …: For those heading home, break up the family time by turning on the optional “Nearby Friends” and/or “Nearby Places” features to see who is within close proximity and might be interested in meeting up, as well as where to go–great for finding events and activities if you’re the visitor to town, too. Share a 2015 recap: new to the holidays…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 9 readers -
  • iOS 8 Is Here, and Facebook Is Ready

    … about how Facebook gets location information from devices, but Apple has updated its location services setting: Before, there were only two choices for the kind of permission you could give an app: on or off. Now, there are three choices: always, while using the app or never. When you update to iOS 8, if you previously used Facebook with location…

    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…

    Daily Conversionsin Social- 12 readers -
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