Facebook helps users find new friends, jobs and nearby Wi-Fi – and now, it is helping them find their next vacation spot.
The social media giant has introduced a feature that recommends cities for its members to visit based on their friends' travels.
Called City Guides, the functionality shows a list of friends who have been to the location along with the places they checked into while they were there.
Facebook has introduced City Guides, which can be found
in the 'More' menu below 'Discover People'. The function recommends places for you to visit based on where your friends have traveled - and it shows you who has been where
City Guides was first spotted by TNW, which said the feature was seen earlier this year, but it seems Facebook wants to try it out again.
'We're testing a redesigned surface on city Pages that showcases information about your city,' a Facebook spokesperson told DailyMail.com in an email.
'This content already exists on Facebook, and during this test we'll be centralizing it in a way that is more personalized and relevant to you.'
'So, this new feature can help people get a better sense of their city, or a city they're visiting through their friends' eyes.'
In addition to showing users the wonders of the world, City Guides will also recommend local events that it thinks you would be interested in attending.
And also includes a list of friends who are attending – allowing you to make plans together.
City Guides can be found in the 'More' menu, beneath 'Discover People'.
When you click into the function, a list of cities your friends have visited will be presented that you can scroll through.
And there will be profile icons of your friends who have been there.
Tapping on a friend's icon will pull up all of the places they checked-in while on their travels.
This includes bars, restaurants, shops and more.
Each place or event includes a bookmark icon that lets user save to a favorites list, which they can view at any time - items are stored in 'Saved' at the top of the City Guides page.
A Popular Attractions section shows users the best places to live in town- such as Time Square in New York City. Tapping on a friend's icon will pull up all of the places they checked-in while on their travels. This includes bars, restaurants, shops and more
And there is a Popular Attractions section for users scroll through.
For example, if you choose to see what is happening in New York City, places like Time Square, Central Park and Rockefeller Center will be listed.
It seems Facebook is shifting towards more of a recommendation site, instead of just a social media network.
Earlier this month, the social media network revealed a new service to help firms find qualified employees, aimed at an area overlooked by LinkedIn - finding qualified employees for small to midsize businesses.
The tool lets users search through help-wanted posts on business pages, News Feed and a new 'Jobs' bookmark.
The feature is a way to help the 40% of US small businesses that reported filling jobs was more difficult than they expected.
'We know that finding the right talent can be a challenge,' Facebook shared in an announcement.
Earlier this month, the social media network revealed a new service to help firms find qualified employees, aimed at an area overlooked by LinkedIn - finding qualified employees for small to midsize businesses