search nearby facebook feature launched

search nearby friends

search nearby friends

Now you can see is your friend is nearby you, According to facebook official newsroom, facebook is launching a new app called “nearby friends” with the help of this app you can see who is nearby you. Yes this is possible you can find who is near you.

It will helps you to discover which friends are nearby you. Its an optional feature of facebook, If you turn on this feature you will occasionally be notified when any of your friends is nearby you, so you can get in touch with them if they and you in same place like in a cinema hall or at any park/hotel.

Suppose you are in a hotel and your friends are there so this feature will notify you than you can take lunch together.

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search nearby friends

Facebook always keep your privacy as an important part so you can also configure it that who can see you, your friends, or specific person/group. Also you can turn it off when you want.

In this feature you and your friends both have to turn on this feature when you want to notify. You or your friends will only be able to see that you are nearby if you share this info with them or they shared it with you.

If you turn on Nearby Friends, you can also choose to share a precise location with the particular friends you choose for a set period of time, such as the next hour. When you share your precise location, the friend you choose will see exactly where you are on a map, which helps you find each other. Then you can meet up and spend time together.

Nearby Friends will be available on Android and iPhone over the coming weeks.

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