Posts Tagged Facebook
It has been fun to add pictures while checking in on foursquare. Here’s a new change that we recently noticed on Facebook. (Some of you may have noticed before us!) Instead of having to click the link to foursquare.com to see the picture, now the image seamlessly appear the status update replacing the map that would normally appear.
I’m really happy that this has happened. I’d sometimes click on links showing [PIC] but this now removes that extra step. Hopefully this starts to work on Twitter soon!
Here’s a recent example that caught our attention.
Are you more likely to share your check ins with pictures on Facebook?
UPDATE – Thanks Brian, for letting us know this has been around for a while.
By now I am certain you have heard all of the hype and hoorah around Facebook’s new product called Places. The service allows users to share their location and discover new hot spots by following the stops of people in their network.
I continue to read and hear about how Facebook has 500 million users and as soon as they get a few more features and business engagement they will kill all other LBS (Location Based Software) services.
While the folks at Facebook haven’t confirmed how Facebook Places might eventually integrate with Facebook’s business pages, this is undoubtedly in the works and once it happens the implications are obvious — companies will have an easy opportunity to market and promote their services on the most popular and powerful social media platform. – PC World
Give me a freaking break, are you serious? Have we all forgotten all of the privacy and ethical crap Facebook has done over the past 6 months? Let me help refresh your memory.
- Amid Backlash Facebook tries to save face
- After an outcry over a news feed feature, the site is tightening privacy protections—and promises to do market testing next time
- Facebook CEO admits mistakes on privacy control
- Why You Can’t Block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook
Below are 5 reasons that I believe Foursquare is a superior service to Facebook Places. Read the rest of this entry »