Facebook Places Goes Live In The UK

Facebook’s geo-locational service Facebook Places is now working in the United Kingdom. Want up to the minute proof? Check Twitter and TechCrunch Europe.

The Next Web reports that a conference for the formal announcement of Facebook Places United Kingdom happened at 8am BST, where Facebook Places product manager Michael Sharon walked British press through the service. If you are in the UK and you’d like to find out more about Facebook Places or how to claim your Places venue, you can read more here.

This is Facebook Places’ first full on launch in a European country after having launched in Japan last week. Users have previously reported the ability to check in from places like Canada and even Paris due to a wifi glitch.

Notably, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg left a trail of Facebook Places check-ins on a recent trip to London. Hmm …