November 8, 2010
New to Facebook: Deals
It hasn’t even been released for a full 24 hours yet, and already I’ve seen several of my Facebook friends using the new “deal” service that the company is offering.
Affiliated with Facebook’s “Places” feature, these deals will help businesses attract customers and encourage them to check in at their favorite locations, thus, again, spreading (by word of Facebook) their name to the masses. I’ve already seen deals from Starbucks and Gap so far.
In a statement on Facebook’s blog, the deals will include the following: ”
So far, nearly two dozen companies have opted into the Facebook feature, and I’m sure that’s just the beginning.
Will this entice you to use Facebook Places now (if you don’t already)?
Posted by Shaane at 7:00 am