Have you been Facebook places religiously, then you probably also hate that Facebook.com uses Bing Maps to show you the check-in(s). This article tells you how to configure your browser to show Google Maps instead of Bing Maps.
If you still don’t know what I mean, then check how boring a check-in to the Statue of Liberty looks on Facebook places using Bing Maps.
What’s Facebook places?
Facebook places is a social check-in service just like FourSquare or Gowalla. A couple of businesses reward the users (like discounts on coffee) by the visit frequency. You can read our coverage on Facebook places.
Steps to use Google Maps in Facebook Places
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Didn’t like it?
You can always disable temporarily or uninstall it from Greasemonkey script manager or Chrome Extensions.
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