Facebook is testing a new feature called Place Tips that will put useful and relevant information about the users’ location in their News Feed. Also Read - Facebook smartwatch to feature cameras alongside fitness functions: Yes, detachable cameras!
According to the Verge, the Facebook app will try to guess when a user is in a popular or interesting location and surface relevant tips, photos, and posts from the place in question. Also Read - What happens to your Facebook account after you die?
Facebook’s product manager Mike LeBeau said that News Feed today is a pretty good tool at connecting one to friends and news, adding that it is Facebook’s job to connect the world. Also Read - WhatsApp Multi-device support confirmed, public beta rollout begins in two months: Mark Zuckerberg
The latest feature has been rolled out to users in New York as of now.