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What are your thoughts about the check in feature on Facebook?

  1. StaceytheWanderer profile image80
    StaceytheWandererposted 5 years ago

    What are your thoughts about the check in feature on Facebook?

    I do not like to let people know where I am especially if I'm out of town. I've seen people put their round about home location on Facebook. What are your thoughts? And if you like to check in then why?

  2. livingsta profile image96
    livingstaposted 5 years ago

    I personally think it is not necessary. Some people however think it is to let their friends know where they are, but on the other hand it also tells the world that you are not at home, which can lead to burglary, or tracking down etc.

    I always need my privacy and I do not want people or the world to know what I am doing or where I am. I use google's latitude, where I have given access for only my best friend/s to see where I have checked in, also to mention, the check-in is not automatic. I have set it to "Remind" so I check-in only if I wish to, or if my friend requests me to check in !

  3. jeffwend profile image43
    jeffwendposted 5 years ago

    I like the checkin feature. I think it is fun and I like seeing what my friends are doing too.

    However, that is just me. I know some people like to keep where they are private and do not like it when their friends can check them in. You should be able to opt out of being checked in by others.

    Plus, you could potentially get someone in trouble by checking them in somewhere that they should not be. For example, what if someone thought it was funny to check you in at a bar when you were supposed to be at work or something else along those lines.

  4. profile image0
    Jade0215posted 5 years ago

    I think it's just another way to stalk people. No one honestly cares or wants to know where you are 24/7 and I don't feel the need to let anyone know. If they were really your friend then they'd pick up the phone and call you.

 
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