Facebook Places Launched In India
By on November 17th, 2010

Facebook Places, a service from Facebook that lets you tell your friends on Facebook about your current location has gone Live in India. This service was earlier available to just US, UK and Japan. Although it will take some more time before it get eventually rolled out to all Facebook users in India.

All employees of Facebook in India have been able to use Facebook Places right from the day of it’s inception and now other Facebook users will also be able to use it finally. Facebook Places works in a similar manner to that of Foursquare, your current location is automatically determined   and you are shown a list of nearby places. If you can’t see your place listed, then you can add it right from your phone.

The Places application is available in India only on the Facebook apps for Android, BlackBerry and iPhone. Although there is another option to access Facebook Places via touch.facebook.com but that is not available in India as of yet.

Image & Tip via DI

PS: I can access Facebook Places via my BB but it is still not available on my Android phone.

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