How to know if your Facebook friends are within close vicinity? Location apps help you find them instantly using GPS tracking system. Socializing with online friends and getting in touch with then in real world becomes easier than ever with these apps. All you have to do is to look for the top rated location based apps at the iTunes App Store or Google Play. Here is the rundown of the top rated location apps recommended for you to search at the app store.
Find My Facebook Friends
Compatible to all iOS devices running iOS 4.0 and up
As the name implies, Find My Facebook Friends location app primarily maps your Facebook family membersâ€™ and friendsâ€™ current location. You can send app request and invite your Facebook friends to use this app and join you. Thus, they can find you on a list of nearest list of friends and on the map. This location based social networking app also aids in tracking your traveling companions when you lose track with one or people on tour. If your kids are included in your Facebook friend list, you can track their movements, when they go out of the house and when they return.
Works with iPhone, Android and with Facebook
Â Price: Free
Glanceeâ€™s location service will keep you notified and help find your Facebook friends within your proximity. The Glancee’s Radar tab will come handy when you want to know if your Facebook friends are nearby. The location app makes a list of friends and rank friends by the distances they lie such as â€ś7 miles from youâ€ť and also based on the mutually shared interests. You will be automatically notified by the app when a Facebook friend sharing common interests is within comfortable distance. The Glancee’s Diary will also track and notify people you have met earlier at a concert or at any event.
I have selected one more location app for finding Facebook friends i.e. Highlight (iPhone) and some more top rated location apps that may not help find Facebook friends, but will surely help locating people you know nearby such as Mingle, ntro.