Facebook Places launched - A new geo location service

Facebook's geo-locations service allows you to see where your friends are and share your location in the real world.With this you can immediately tell people about that favorite spot with Facebook Places.You can share where you are and the friends you're with in real time from your mobile device.
Currently this app is supported only by Iphone and Blackberry Torch only or the phones which supports HTML5 and Geo-locations.
This app is currently available for U.S.A and U.K users and will be available for rest of world few months later.
This app can be used for sharing thought about any place you visit , so , this app may become tourist advice guide in coming days. With Places, you can discover moments when you and your friends are at the same place at the same time.
you can immediately tell people about that favorite spot with Facebook Places. You can share where you are and the friends you're with in real time from your mobile device. To get started, you'll need the most recent version of the Facebook application for iPhone. You also can access Places from touch.facebook.com

The toughest competitor of Facebook places is "Foursquare", having the same functionality but facebook app is more efficient and having more features then foursquare. . .
But the war has begun , the comment about facebook places by Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley is "I have now had a chance to play around with Facebook Places and it's not that great or interesting. It's a pretty boring service, with barely any incentives for users to keep coming back and telling their friends where they are," during a recent interview with The Telegraph.

Now its interesting to see what the outcome is ,the chance of success of facebook is high due to its 500 million audience all over the world.  .  .Share your thoughts on this article in comments. . .

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