Apr 17, 2014 ... Today Facebook begins rolling out a new opt-in feature called Nearby Friends. ... Below is a deep analysis of how Nearby Friends works, how it was built, ... The feature could spell trouble for other location sharing apps like ... To get your location, Facebook will frequently pull your GPS coordinates.
Jun 24, 2012 ... A new Facebook feature has been made publicly available with not so much as ... Friendshake uses your phone's GPS to find the people around you on ... in Facebook's iOS app by going to Menu > Apps > Find friends > Other ...
Apr 20, 2014 ... Now, Facebook is introducing a new feature named “Nearby ... calling feature over Internet functionality for its Messenger app worldwide, that ... exact GPS location on the map, which helps you find each other and meet offline.
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Jun 25, 2012 ... Facebook quickly pulled a new feature which uses the GPS signal in ... When you enter the URL into your mobile browser, Facebook will provide a list of others who ... and is also available on the iPhone and Android apps.
Feb 13, 2013 ... Facebook is attempting to grab a big piece of the mobile location market ... The new Facebook location app will be an answer to Google Latitude, ... its databases, tools and location services, most other players in the location ...
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Oct 9, 2013 ... Radar is a new revolutionary geo-sharing app that lets Facebook users broadcast their location to friends and family, as well as public users ...
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