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Facebook All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Jamie Crager, Scott Ayres, Melanie Nelson, Daniel Herndon, Jesse Stay

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Chapter 6

Going Mobile

In This Chapter

arrow Using the Facebook smartphone app

arrow Using the Facebook mobile website

arrow Using Facebook on simple mobile phones

arrow Checking in

The capability to go mobile is certainly a big reason why Facebook has experienced such success. Take Facebook with you to capture parts of your life and share it with family and friends. Picture this: You’re at a ball game, you catch a fly ball (we’ve seen it on TV so we know it happens), and you want to share that excitement with your friends. What do you do? You share it on Facebook — not just a status update but also a picture of the ball as visual proof of your story.

Facebook also has implemented Location Services into the mobile experience. That’s where Facebook uses GPS and other services to note where you are in an update, if you allow it to. With Location Services on, you can check in to venues and tag that place on your update. In this chapter, we talk about what Facebook is like when you go mobile.

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