A couple of weeks after Google announced changes to local event discovery, Facebook is announcing a bevy of updates intended to make connecting with local businesses easier for its 2 billion users.
Here’s what you need to know:
Better Pages for businesses. Users will now be able to book appointments or make reservations at local restaurants right on pages. Facebook’s also aiming to make business pages more personal, foregrounding recent photos and adding Stories so that the business page can become its own human-interest hub.