Facebook recently announced the release of a new feature that allows friends’ recommendations to directly lead customers to businesses.
When you post a status requesting recommendation for new restaurants, for example, that person can choose to turn on Recommendations, which tracks your location and includes a map of your location on the post. When friends respond with recommendations, the recommended business will appear on the post’s map.
If you want to learn how to enable the Recommendations feature, follow the steps below.
Step 1: Ask for recommendations
Write a Facebook post asking for recommendations. Then click “Post.”
Step 2: Turn on recommendations
Turn on recommendation by clicking “Turn On.”
Step 3: Confirm to turn on recommendations
Confirm your decision by clicking “Turn on Recommendations.”
Step 4: Confirm your location
To confirm your location, click “Yes, Confirm Location.”
Step 5: Wait for recommendations
You’re done! Recommendations should appear with links and additional information to the recommended business.
Edit: After this article was posted, readers asked for ways to disable the recommendations feature. Unfortunately, users can’t disable the feature. They can, however, delete the “asking for recommendations” status from their post. Here’s how to do it.
Step 1: Click the three dots >> Edit Post
Step 2: Click on the “recommendations” tag >> delete (x) button
Step 3: Save post
Step 4: Delete map on post
Step 5: You’re done
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