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Facebook May Doom Little Guys With Mobile 'Deals'

Groupon, Foursquare, Gowalla in trouble

(Newser) - Facebook rolled out some new mobile features yesterday, most notably “Facebook Deals,” a kind of mashup of Foursquare/Gowalla, and Groupon. Users can check in on Facebook Places and get location-sensitive deals from nearby merchants. The Gap, for example, will give out a free pair of jeans to the... More »

Facebook's 'Location' Tool: What You Need to Know

The scoop ahead of today's rumored launch

(Newser) - Looks like Facebook is a fan (ha!) of Foursquare . The social networking giant is expected to announce a Foursquare-inspired, location-based feature at today's press conference at HQ, reports BusinessWeek . Some things to consider ahead of the rumored launch:
  • Purpose: The verdict is still out on whether Facebook's new offering
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