With Facebook Places already available in the United States, UK and Japan it’s about time that it finally arrived at the homes of our neighbors to the north.
Facebook Places is now slowly rolling out to Canadian Facebook users, showing up some user streams. Canada is the fourth country to receive the new option.
The move is a big step forward for Facebook/Canada relations which were strained last year when the Canadian government told the social network that they were violating their countries citizen privacy laws. This time around Facebook Places is “friends only” defaulted with the option to turn off the program completely which should keep officials at bay over increasing privacy concerns. [Read more…]