​Here’s how to share location on Facebook

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The new live location feature introduced by Facebook lets you share your live location in Messenger.

This is a simple-to-use feature that can let you share with your friends where you are right now. Available both for iOS and Android, you can also use this feature to send pinned location, which means any other location you wish to share.

Sharing location on Facebook lets your contacts and friends discover where you are. Sharing live location lets you coordinate with friends and tell people how far are you from them especially while you are on travels. You can share live location either with a single person or with a group of users.

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There are two topics related to sharing location on Facebook: sharing any location and sharing your current location. Here is how you can do them on your iOS and Android.

Sharing a pinned location on Facebook Messenger

It is possible to send any location on Facebook Messenger by pinning it. You can either pin a nearby location you see on the map or you can search for the location you wish to send on the Facebook Messenger.

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How to send a pinned location on iOS

To send a pinned location that is near you, follow these steps:

Open a conversation.
Tap the plus sign > Location. If you can’t find this option, tap right arrow and plus sign
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In the bottom right, tap on location .

Now you need to drag the map in a way the red pin will be on the location that you will want to send.

Tap on Send Pin Location.
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How to search for a location on iOS?

Open a conversation you wish to work with.

Tap on plus sign > location. If you can’t find this option, tap right arrow and plus sign.
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In the bottom right, tap on location

Now make use of the search bar you will find above the map to search for the location you wish to share. Once you find the location, tap on right arrow to send it.

How to send a pinned location on Android

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To send a pinned location that is near you on Android, follow these steps:

Open a conversation.

Tap plus sign > Location. If you can’t find this option, tap right arrow and plus sign.

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In the top right, tap on location.

Now you need to drag the map in a way the red pin will be on the location that you will want to send.

Tap on Send Pin Location.

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How to search for a location on Android?

Open a conversation you wish to work with.

Tap on plus sign > location. If you can’t find this option, tap right arrow and plus sign.

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Tap location > search option.

Now make use of the search bar on the map to search for the location you wish to share. Once you find the location, tap on send sign to send it.

How to send your current location on Facebook messenger?

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Open a conversation you wish to work with.

Tap on plus sign that is found next to the text box. If you can’t find this option, tap right arrow and plus sign.

Tap on Location.

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Now tap on Share Live Location.
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