Facebook Places Introduced Local Deals

by HEMANTH KUMAR on November 4, 2010

facebook-local-dealsWe are aware of Facebook Places, a Facebook feature that allows you to see where your friends are and share your location in the real world. A new feature Local Deals is introduced in Places, when you are looking for a new place to try for lunch, you could see offers from restaurants nearby. So, you can choose best offer near by you, it’s a real (local) deal for you to check in. Here is the real deal why you are going to love Local Deals.

Kick start, its easy to finding deals near by you. On touch.facebook.com/ or the latest version of Facebook for iPhone, touch Places and then touch Check In. Nearby Places with deals have a yellow icon:

facebook-places-deals

When you touch the place, you can see the offer or deal in that place and you can check in to claim it.

Once you check in, then go to the place and show your phone the cashier to claim your deal or offer.

There are different types of deals. for example, individual deals for a discount, free merchandise or other reward; friend deals where you and your friends claim an offer together; loyalty deals for being a frequent visitor to a place; and charity deals where businesses pledge to donate to a cause when you check in.

Deals are coming form merchants and not from Facebook, for any information on deals you need to contact your local stores on their deals.

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