Facebook's Places Location Service Is Using Maps from Bing

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The latest example of Facebook’s strategic partnership with Microsoft arrived today, along with the company’s new Places location service. Maps from Bing will now be featured as the default maps when in all Places interfaces. This means the web site, mobile web site and in mobile apps including the iPhone one.

Google Maps, the third-party mapping service that many other tech companies choose to use, is obviously not appearing.

[Update: While the Microsoft blog post about this says that the iPhone app is using Bing, the iPhone app is currently

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