Facebook’s Nearby Friends Feature: Helpful but Creepy


Facebook’s introducing a new feature, and it makes us want to reach for the panic button. The Friends Nearby feature may just be the brow-raising ingredient to stir up another controversy in the interwebs.

What’s so icky about it then? This new Facebook feature, which is said to roll out soon on iOS and Android, grants users the ability to see which of their friends are nearby or on the move through notifications.

However, if you are not the nosy, in the know type of person, you can opt to turn the feature off or just choose a pre-selected friend group of which you want to locate.

Is this new Facebook feature helpful or giving you the creeps? Let us know on the comment section below.

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