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Palo Alto, Calif. - Facebook on Thursday introduced a new
location-based service, Facebook Places, which will let users of the social
network "check-in" at real-world venues via their mobile phones.
Facebook Places looks to capitalize on the growing popularity of similar
services like Foursquare and Gowalla, and features offered by Yelp and others.
When Facebook users "check-in" at a venue, they can control whether
it will show up as a story in friends’ News Feeds and in the Recent Activity
section for that location.
Currently, the service is [...]. one comment