Facebook Local is an app to keep up with what’s happening locally—wherever you are—whether you’re looking for something to do with friends this weekend or want to explore a new neighborhood.
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Facebook relaunches Events as a Foursquare-like app called LocalLast year, Facebook introduced Events - a standalone app that combined a dedicated calendar with happenings around town. The app was not a hit - it dropped out of the most-downloaded iOS apps a few days after launching, according to data from market research firm App Annie, and never returned.
Facebook relaunches Events app as Facebook Local, adds bars and foodBad news for Yelp and good news for nightlife lovers. When you want to go out, it doesn't necessarily have to be to an event. So to help you discover bars, restaurants, and nearby attractions too, Facebook is rebranding its standalone Events app as "Facebook Local". Launching in the U.S.