How to enable and configure Facebook Places in Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones 1.9

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One of the great new additions to Facebook® for BlackBerry® smartphones 1.9 is the ability to let your friends know where you are using Facebook Places. Want your friends to meet you for sushi? Using this new feature, you can easily check in and tell them where you are!

But before you get started, there are a few simple steps that you’ll need to take to properly allow the application to find your location and check you in to your favorite Places.

By default, the option Share my Location with Facebook is disabled (unchecked) and may also appear as a non-editable/grayed checkbox. This option will remain grayed out until the application is able to determine that you have allowed Facebook to use Places and you have accepted the Places disclaimer.

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Kerri – Community Manager, Customer Support Operations – has past experience that includes social media consulting on the agency side with an emphasis on the technology industry. She manages the BlackBerry Support Community and tweets from @BlackBerry. When Kerri isn’t trying to reading blogs or scoping out new social media tools, she can be found walking her dog, going for a run, or watching Grey’s Anatomy.

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