Facebook Taking On Groupon By Launching Local Deals Subscription Service

Posted Mar 16, 2011

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]