just launched Places for the United States. In short, it is a check-in platform. They launched with four partners (Foursquare, Gowalla, Yelp and Booyah) all of whom are federating check-ins in some way. The Places API is currently read-only, while the Write & Search API are in closed beta

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Facebook Places plays nice with Yelp, Foursquare, Gowalla and Booyah