Facebook tests Wi-Fi check-in at local businesses

Thursday 8 November 2012 | 15:39 CET | News
Facebook is testing a project known as Facebook Wi-Fi that provides free internet to customers who have a Facebook account and "check-in" at participating businesses, according to the Los Angeles Times. Businesses such as retail stores and coffee shops near Facebook's California headquarters in Menlo Park are using a router provided free of charge to test out the new programme, according to a Facebook spokeswoman. When users check-in they have access to the business location's Wi-Fi network and are directed to the stores' Facebook Page before they are granted access to the internet. Users who

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: United States
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