Categories authenticity likeability location staying relevant Facebook just became the Mayor of Location Post author By Carl Post date September 17, 2010 1 Comment on Facebook just became the Mayor of Location …but they need to avoid news feed pollution. It was already pretty grating seeing too many Foursquare check-ins. Now that’s going to step up another order of magnitude. Tags facebook ← Microsoft holds funeral for iPhone to promote Windows Mobile 7 → Check-ins for TV – the meme keeps growing 1 reply on “Facebook just became the Mayor of Location” Yes, already this weekend I’ve seen my Facebook stream start to fill up with inane check-ins. This has also gone the way of Foursquare, with users adding locations such as ‘my house’, ‘my sofa’ etc. With Foursquare, I think that a good percentage of people refrain from sharing EVERY check-in through Social Media channels. Facebook however, will naturally share Facebook places check-in with Facebook. My thoughts would have been to create a separate ‘tab’ on the Facebook homepage called something like ‘Places’ and for users to be able to click into a separate stream to see where their friends are checking-in to. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.