iPhone users using the official Facebook app now have the option to check in at events around the United States. The upgrade, available on Facebook Version 3.4 was released on Monday morning and also includes a map view for Places option and the ability to unfriend Facebook friends directly from your Apple device.
The event check in function can be found in the “events” section of the application and allows users to check-in at events they are currently attending, plan to attend in the future and those events that are close to the user in terms of proximity. Users can also choose to tag their friends with the check-in should they have Facebook friends at the event with them.
If you’re a fan of Facebook Places you’ll also find the new map view option housed in the “Places Section.” Using the maps users can view check-ins using a standard list view or toggle over to a map view. [Read more…]