Facebook testing deals program to rival Groupon and Google

By Jos
Apr 26, 2011
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  1. Hot on the heels of the Google Offers beta launch Facebook has revealed it is also jumping into the local deals frenzy that made Groupon a multibillion-dollar company. Appropriately named Facebook Deals, the new feature is launching in Austin, Atlanta, Dallas, San Diego, and San Francisco initially. Users who opt into the program will get to see discounts specific to their locations via email or, in some cases, through their news feed on Facebook.

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  2. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,011   +18

    "Based on the photos on your page we think you like (pot) and so we decided to share this great deal on (bongs) with some of the people who recently viewed your page, such as (mom), (boss) and (grandma). If you would like to stop from (mom), (boss), and (grandma) from receiving such deals in the future, please opt out by clicking here."
  3. Jinto

    Jinto TS Rookie Posts: 49

    Ugh, Facebook this, Facebook that.

    Next article, "Facebook looking to replace government?"

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