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Using your smartphone’s GPS system, it will tell your Facebook friends (provided they have the feature turned on that you) are nearby. Rather than share your exact location, though, it will only show that you are in close proximity, say within half a mile. Then, if you want, you can manually share your exact location with a friend you’d like to meet up with, so they can see where you are located in a particular park, airport or city block. (Facebook/File/AP)

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Want to know where your Facebook friends are? A new optional feature lets you and your friends find each other via location-tracking technology on the Facebook app.

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