Facebook is getting ready to announce its foray into location-based services, according to reports. Maybe they'll be able to answer the question, "What's the point?" I'm a Foursquare addict, I check in to locations regularly when I'm out and about. And I have absolutely no idea why I do it.
AllThingsD's Kara Swisher shares details of an invitation she received for a Wednesday Facebook news event. "[A] multitude of sources indicate that Facebook will finally be rolling out its new geo-location offering," she writes.
The event comes as Foursquare enters the "big three" of social networks, alongside Twitter and Facebook -- at least, according to the San Francisco Giants. TechCrunch's MG Siegler shares a photo of the San Francisco Giants' scoreboard at AT&T Park, listing three social media addresses for the team: Twitter, Facebook, and Foursquare.
Read the rest of my post at the Computerworld Tool Talk Blog: Facebook reportedly launching location service Wednesday