Facebook Taking On Groupon By Launching Local Deals Subscription Service


Groupon may have over 50 million e-mail subscribers, but Facebook has over 500 million users and they plan to starting making even more money from them. Facebook has special posts at the top of the News Feed homepage urging people to subscribe to updates about their Deals location based check-in coupon services. They are also suggesting people to invite their friends too. The first cities to receive updates from Facebook Deals include San Diego, San Francisco, Dallas, Austin, and Atlanta. You can pick cities to receive deals from at the website: Facebook.com/deals. [InsideFacebook]

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at

Facebook Taking On Groupon By Launching Local Deals Subscription Service Comments

  1. Nora Shekmer says:

    Facebook Deals is going to be a big hit with consumers, especially those who already use Facebook as a social networking site. They have a great consumer base already going for them.

    A great site for consumers to find the best deals and sales in their area is http://www.dailydealpool.com. This site will email you daily with a list of the best buys, ensuring you don't miss out on a great local or online deal.

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