Feb 4, 2013
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Facebook reportedly planning friend-finding app that will track your location
Facebook is developing its own mobile location tracker, Bloomberg reports. According to two anonymous sources, the company hopes to expand its current tracking system (which currently allows for check-ins and geotagged posts) into a separate app that would track user location in the background and allow them to do things like find friends. From these early reports, it sounds much like Google’s Latitude, Apple’s Find My Friends, or other similar always-on location services.

Facebook reportedly planning friend-finding app that will track your location

Facebook is developing its own mobile location tracker, Bloomberg reports. According to two anonymous sources, the company hopes to expand its current tracking system (which currently allows for check-ins and geotagged posts) into a separate app that would track user location in the background and allow them to do things like find friends. From these early reports, it sounds much like Google’s Latitude, Apple’s Find My Friends, or other similar always-on location services.

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    It’s amazing: of the three companies listed, Facebook is the one I trust least with my location
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    Latitude reinvented. : find friends, make friends. How to structure that interaction and how is LAN part if the...
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    Watch out for the big brother FB.
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    The best part: “The app, scheduled for release by mid-March, is designed to help users find nearby friends and would run...
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