Facebook will unveil its group deals program tonight in 5 US cities according to an embargo-breaking slip-up by the New York Times caught by TechCrunch. Facebook Deals launched 3 months ago in Europe. Tonight, according to reports, the feature will go live in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, San Diego, and San Francisco. This, after learning from the early rocky roads traveled by competitors and Facebook's own tests in Europe
A growing group of privacy advocates in the U.S. and abroad want the Internet to be written in pencil.
Localmind, the iPhone app that lets users engage in Q&A based on their location and Foursquare check-ins, announced the availability of an API last week. Right now, the app lets users ask questions of each other that could only be answered by someone on the scene and the API will bring that functionality to other apps.
According to Localmind co-founder Lenny Rachitsky, the move is part of its plan to become the "platform for knowing what's happening anywhere in the world, right now."