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A Better Way To Share Your Location On Messenger

by • June 8, 2015 • FacebookComments Off on A Better Way To Share Your Location On Messenger4031

As Facebook is working to make Messenger the leading messaging app, it has recently introduced a new way to share locations on the app, largely inspired by how this is done on WhatsApp.

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With the updated version of Messenger, you can now share a map of your location with your friends, and with a few taps only too.

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To share your location on Messenger, simply tap on the “More” icon and select the “Location” option. This will bring up a map with your location pinned. Then you can share this map as a message to any of your Messenger contacts.

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You Can Also Plan Meet-ups

The location sharing feature can also be used to search a specific location and share it in a message, allowing you to share, not only your current location, but also – and more importantly – the location where you plan to meet up with your friends.

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Locations are only shared via messages, and Facebook says no new permissions are needed to activate the new sharing option.

 


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