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Facebook To Show Location-Based Place Tips In Your News Feed by @mattsouthern

Facebook introduced a brand new feature for its iPhone app today which should help people learn more about the places and attractions they’re visiting. Taking a page from Yelp and Foursquare, Facebook’s place tips will show you interesting facts about the location you’re at. Show More Summary

Facebook Edges in on Yelp/Foursquare Territory With 'Place Tips' Feature

The social media powerhouse looks to compete directly with Foursquare and Yelp. Not content with its market saturation in the unnecessary-sharing-of-baby-photos social media space, Facebook is looking to edge in on Foursquare and Yelp's...Show More Summary

Facebook Place Tips: check-in benefits without checking in

Facebook just released a new feature for mobile called Place Tips that has a very familiar ring to it. You stop for lunch at a popular restaurant near your work and suddenly a notification pops on the top of your Facebook mobile news feed. Tap and you get information about the very restaurant you’re sitting […]

Facebook Just Launched A New Feature Designed To Kill Yelp (FB)

Facebook just unveiled a new feature called "Place Tips," and it's aimed directly at location-based recommendation apps like Yelp. The premise behind Place Tips is fairly simple: When you're near a store, restaurant, or location that Facebook thinks you might like, a little pink notification will pop up on your News Feed. Show More Summary

Facebook Launching “Place Tips” So You Always Know Everything About Where You Are

When creating a post on Facebook, users can already tag their location to let the world know where they are. Now, the social media site is taking things a step farther with Place Tips, a service offering iPhone users a chance to learn more about that location, whether it be a coffee shop, restaurant, shopping mall or national landmark. The … [More]

Facebook launches tips for places to compete against Yelp and Foursquare

Facebook is about to become a more serious comeptitor to Yelp and Foursquare. Now when you walk into a business, the suitably named “Place Tips” feature will pop up recommendations about the business. When Facebook sees you’re at a business,...Show More Summary

Facebook Adding Tips About Nearby Places to Newsfeed

13 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Facebook today announced a new feature for its iOS application called Places. Using location data, Facebook will begin to post information about nearby places -- restaurants, museums, etc. --- to the top of users' newsfeeds. The tips...Show More Summary

Facebook invades Yelp, Foursquare territory with geo-specific Place Tips for iPhone

Facebook knows that being able to target users with information about exactly where they are can be extremely lucrative. Today, it invaded the territory occupied by Yelp and Foursquare, launching a new feature for the Facebook iPhone app that delivers information about where its users are in real-time. Known as Place Tips, the opt-out feature will show up at […]

Facebook's new tips for Places puts it in competition with Foursquare

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If you've ever found yourself in a new restaurant or a trendy tourist spot, you might've looked up Yelp or Foursquare -- or, heaven forbid, used Google -- on your phone to find out where's the best view or whether or not you should order the shrimp....

Zuckerberg Championed Free Speech After Charlie Hebdo, Then Pulled Muhammed Content

16 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Mark Zuckerberg has never been known as the kind of guy who keeps his word. Just ask the Winklevoss twins, who may or may not have come up with the idea for Facebook in the first place over a decade ago while at Harvard with the aforementioned...Show More Summary

Iraq War Vet Tells Me Why Chris Kyle Is Not A Hero, Nor Was Anyone In That War

Ross Caputi’s war experience turned him into an anti-war activist. He explained how and why that transition took place and why he doesn’t buy into glamorizing Chris Kyle. Liberaland would like to be less lonely on Facebook. Please “like” it.   Now read this:Bowe Bergdahl Would Be A Hero If Obama Had Left Him To [...]

Your Facebook feed is going to be unbearable during the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl, the enormous advertising event that has some American Football between the commercial breaks, takes place this Sunday. If you're not a fan, then you may have wanted to find some respite inside your Facebook feed but, unfortunately, th...

Facebook Employees Reveal 22 Awful Things About Working At Facebook (FB)

Facebook has often been regarded as one of the best places to work in the tech industry. After all, their interns make $25,000 more than the average citizen. And famously, employees on Glassdoor voted Facebook the No. 1 best company to work for overall. Show More Summary

Army Disputes Claim Bergdahl To Be Charged With Desertion

The Army is disputing an earlier claim reported by NBC News, saying no decision has been made. It’s so easy: just click to “like” us on Facebook Now read this:U.S. To Place Tanks And Armored Vehicles In Europe (Dec 30, 2014) Pentagon To Resume Recruiting Foreign-Born (Dec 26, 2014) Rep. Patrick Murphy: Bin Laden Shooter [...]

Facebook opens F8 registration

Facebook's now-annual developer event takes place in San Francisco March 25 and 26.

Bowe Bergdahl To Face Desertion Charges

The U.S. army sergeant who left his base in 2009 will face desertion charges, according to NBC news, citing senior defense officials. “Like” Liberaland on Facebook, please Now read this:U.S. To Place Tanks And Armored Vehicles In Europe (Dec 30, 2014) Pentagon To Resume Recruiting Foreign-Born (Dec 26, 2014) Rep. Patrick Murphy: Bin Laden Shooter [...]

Facebook Says Hour-Long Global Outage Was Its Own Fault, Not The Work Of Hackers

After Facebook and Instagram went down around the world for about an hour earlier today, the social media giant announced that despite the claims of hackers on Twitter, it’s placing the blame squarely on itself, saying it was a self-inflicted outage. Facebook users from Asia, the United States, Australia and Instagram users in the the U.K. reported not being able … [More]

3 Dead In Shooting At Nebraska House Party

“Multiple shooters” were involved at a small home where a party was taking place. “Like” us on Facebook Now read this:Responsible Gun Owner’s Gun Falls Out Of Fanny Pack, Discharges Injuring 2 (Jan 24, 2015) Man Shoots 2 Daughters, Girlfriend, Her Mother; 3 Dead (Jan 24, 2015) Toddler Dead After Dad Leaves Gun In Glove [...]

Students Should Have ‘Kept Their Stupid Mouths Shut And Enjoyed It’ Says Teacher Sean Kane Of Those Involved In Sex Allegations Against His Colleagues

Sean Kane, a high school art teacher, allegedly posted Facebook comments that have caused him to be placed on paid leave as a result of the comments condoning sexual relations between teachers and students. Kane is an educator at the...Show More Summary

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