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Facebook rolls out Find Wi-Fi feature worldwide
Facebook has begun rolling out Find Wi-Fi feature worldwide, after launching the feature in a handful of countries last year. Find Wi-Fi is an in-app tool that lets users locate nearby free Wi-Fi hotspots right from the Facebook app on iOS and Android.
“We launched Find Wi-Fi in a handful of countries last year and found it’s not only helpful for people who are traveling or on-the-go, but especially useful in areas where cellular data is scarce,” wrote Alex Himel, Engineering Director at Facebook.
To access Find Wi-Fi, simply open the “More” tab in your Facebook mobile app, and navigate to “Find Wi-Fi.” The feature screen will map all available Wi-Fi connections nearby. In order to get a Wi-Fi network into Facebook’s Find Wi-Fi, businesses need to share their Wi-Fi hotspot with Facebook from their Page. The feature will