Facebook Local Standalone App: Facebook is reportedly relaunching its “Events” stand-alone app as “Local” for Android and iOS
Facebook on Friday relaunched its standalone Application, calling it Local. Accessible for iOS and Android users in the united states, the Facebook program features information about local businesses and testimonials from Facebook users to help bring more, restaurants, bars, and much businesses together with events. “The Facebook Local Standalone App, helps you easily find what to do, where to go, where to eat, or what you need – all recommended by the folks that you know and trust,” Aditya Koolwal, Product Manager, Local, has been quoted as stating.
The program will unite event and calendar listings and also this aspect could turn the media platform nearer to programs like Yelp and Foursquare which search-and-discover and offer those outcomes for its users.
About the Google Play app listing, the Facebook Local app is described to allow users “keep up with what’s happening locally-wherever you are-whether you’re looking for something to do together with friends this weekend or need to explore a new neighborhood.”
Users will have the ability to see the most recent action, events, and places your friends’ updates from occasion hosts and are interacting together and Pages you follow along. There’s also an interactive map and filter by class time, location and much more.
Recommendations are based on what’s popular with all the user’s buddies, where the consumer is to in the past the consumer enjoys, and Facebook Guides. Calendars can be imported in order that all programs can be seen in 1 spot. Users are also able to opt-in to get notifications about upcoming events change.