Facebook helps you find free Wi-Fi wherever you are

Techno 5 July, 2017

For a few hours, Facebook has launched a new tool allowing you to locate the free Wi-Fi hotspots closest to your location. Revolution data in sight?

Decidedly, the summer promises to be full of novelties on the social network of Mark Zuckerberg! While the editorial of meltyStyle announced last weekend that Facebook will broadcast live matches of the Champions League football next season, here we learn that the platform has just revealed another kind of novelty It’s been a few hours now and Facebook, which also intends to play it in Netflix mode by offering series for 13-34 year olds, proposes a new tool called “Find a Wi-Fi network”. Given his name, you’ll understand what it’s all about, right? The feature allows you to locate free Internet access points closest to your location. Rather top, right? And it’s available on both Android and iOS, from the main menu of social networking application, activating GPS location!

Alex Himel, a Facebook engineer, commented on this novelty that it was aimed at “helping you locate the Wi-Fi hotspots that businesses have shared on their Facebook page […] Wherever you are , You can easily find the closest connections when your data connection is weak “. Obviously, for the social network, the stated goal is clear: the ambition of Mark Zuckerberg is to encourage its users to spend more time on Facebook. According to a recent study carried out by the firm itself, in this year 2017, people registered on the social network would spend an average of 46 minutes per day on the network. With free wi-fi available, the group can hope to see this figure cross the bar of the active time on its platform! To be continued …