The application, which became available on Wednesday night allows users to check into any location already in the company’s database, while adding new locations as they are discovered. Facebook users can then discover if any of their friends have checked into the same location, while also tagging their friends who are checking into the same location.
According to Dina Ely at Indyposted, the program is also slated to release for Google Android devices, the Blackberry Torch and the iPad.
If users are concerned with privacy issues, Facebook gives them the option to opt out of the feature, by default all check-ins are viewable to friends only, however you can open your check-ins up to everyone if for some strange reason you decide to do so.
Here’s a closer look at the apps simple to navigate display for Apple devices:
What do you think about this feature? I’m ready to start using it immediately, but right now I’m sitting on my couch at 11:40 at night on a Wednesday, so I have nothing exciting to “Check In” for.