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Sams Teach Yourself Facebook by Bud E. Smith

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Lesson 9. Claiming Your Places Page

In this lesson, you learn how Facebook Places coordinates with your Facebook Page and how to add (if necessary), edit, and claim your Places page. You also learn how to combine your Facebook Page and your Places page—and why that often isn’t a good idea.

Understanding How Places Fits In

Facebook Places is designed to meet many of the same needs as Google Places, which came out earlier. A Facebook Place is a page on Facebook tied to a specific location, usually of a business or other entity. The idea of both Google Places and Facebook Places is to provide a kind of online Yellow Pages entry with key information about places and a target for mapping to help you get there, call, or otherwise be in touch.

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