Facebook, with its 500 million users in tow is about to cause an upset within the $10 billion daily deals industry. The purveyor of all things social is offering a free service called Facebook Deals that will allow merchants to send special offers to all Facebook users within their immediate area.
Facebook Deals expands on the already popular Facebook Places, the location feature that lets users inform their friends of where they are and what they’re doing. The deals service, which has been available in the states since November, just launched on Monday in Canada, Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
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