Facebook Places go viral – can Nepalese business benefit?

Facebook has been virally implementing places in almost every possible modules in the site after purchase a location-based social network site Gowalla this week. The check-in feature in Facebook is the one to go virtual after its availability in the mobile version of the social site Facebook including the touch edition of the same. But does this have real effect in Nepalese business?

The new facebook timeline gives its user ability to add-in life events like a dairy, the places module in which gives all your stories about location, where one has lived, how many trips covered. Plus geo-location based photos is what Facebook has been focusing now. Time and again it is asking me “You have been to Pattaya on …. have you taken this photo there?” awesome… it looks like. Since many of the photos are already meta GPS coordinates embedded (not a good word for this for sure), Facebook can automatically determine the place, but asking user to verify is surely a good thing.

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This screenshot from Facebook places show stories on places shared, places lived and other location based life event, followed by the photos taken at various places.

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