Facebook And Cisco Are Offering Free Wi-Fi To Customers Who Check-In At Stores

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Last year, Cisco and Facebook partnered together to allow brick-and-mortar businesses in San Francisco to offer customers free Wi-Fi. The catch was that in order to tap into the Wi-Fi, customers had to check-in with the business on Facebook, which allowed the business to then collect anonymous demographic info about that customer.

The program is now being rolled out to any brick-and-mortar store that wants to participate.

Eric Tseng, head of Facebook’s Wi-Fi program, told TechCrunch that the user can make his/her check-in private, so they don’t spam their friends. (TechCrunch)

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