Facebook DealsAfter having some success with location-based deals with their Places feature, it looks like Facebook has plans to expand their discount/promo service to being more than just for check-ins. It has been reported that Facebook plans to test a Groupon-inspired service for their users in San Francisco, San Diego, Dallas, Atlanta and Austin. With 500 million+ Facebook users, the social network definitely has a larger audience than other discount services available online, and users will have the ability to easily share deals with all their friends – an advantage Facebook has over its competition. Let’s see what Facebook’s competition will do in response this move.

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