Facebook Places: Bringing Location to the Masses
Lyndon Morant, Matt Mint & Ciar´n Norris
WHAT ARE LOCATION-BASED-SERVICES (LBS)?
Broadly, they're mobile apps that let you share where you are and where you've been with your social web. By ‘checking in’ where you are – say, a local sandwich shop, or a highly innovative global media agency – you can act as an advocate by describing what you're doing and how you're feeling, and leave tips for future visitors, turning users into mini Yellow Pages.
WHAT IS FACEBOOK PLACES?
Facebook Places is a service operable from Facebook...