Facebook initiated testing its brand new feature that allows its iOS users only to easily locate public Wi-Fi zones, mostly secluded from the public. To everyone’s surprise, the feature is no longer confined to the iOS users anymore as it can be accessed by anyone using its app.
More about the Facebook feature “Find Wi-Fi” support…
Users simply have to tap “More” option for selecting the “Find Wi-Fi”. Subsequently, a list of Wi-Fi locations will emerge along detail information regarding individual entities hosting them.
This feature could be a wonderful option for travelers with limited internet data, or when internet roaming is expensive. Being able to locate a Wi-Fi source can be painful if you’re seeking for a stronger signal.
“Find Wi-Fi” is meant for temporary usage
Furthermore, the latest feature has also proven to be a remarkable tool for cutting down expenses if you’re planning to sustain within a limited internet data usage.
Businesses that have chosen to display their information on Facebook will also reveal their Wi-Fi locations on its list of “Find Wi-Fi” option; hence, making it impossible to locate every public Wi-Fi connection scattered within an area.
Read about why public wi-fi zones are not safe.
Most importantly, Facebook will simultaneously switch on its Location History tracker for tracking every location you choose to visit.
The “Find Wi-Fi” feature will eventually keep a record for all the places you visit.
Nevertheless, the feature can definitely help finding your way out of unknown areas using its geo-tracking device.