Yahoo Integrates Fire Eagle Into Facebook: Counters Google Latitude

Taking a different approach to Google's Latitude software, Yahoo's Fire Eagle team on Friday released a new app called, Friends on Fire, which integrates the location-based service to Facebook's social network, enabling people to share their location with each other. 

Google Latitude is an island unto itself, employing Google's own technology for cell phone-based location detection and for managing who gets access to your location. On the other hand Friends on Fire, though combines together a variety of services: Yahoo's Fire Eagle, a service that can store and share your location with authorized applications, and Facebook, which handles the issue of identifying who your friends are and granting them permission to see your location. more 

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