September 1, 2011

Say Goodbye to Facebook Check-In Features

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According to Technolog on msnbc.com, Facebook recently announced that they will be removing their “Places” check-in feature to replace it with a more “general location-tagging feature” that will allow users to tag places even if they’re not using a mobile device.  Many of the features associated with “Places” will also be updated.  We’ve recently noticed that instead of “check-ins,” it now says, “were here”:

The new location-tagging feature will have to be turned on in order to use it, but it will then tag the general location of any post unless you remember to click the ”x” to remove it, which raises privacy concerns for many.

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