Facebook Now Lets You Order Food for Delivery Without Leaving The App - MobileAppDaily

Facebook Now Lets You Order Food for Delivery Without Leaving The App

After months of testing the feature, Facebook now gives its users power to order food for delivery without leaving the app

Social Media published date 16th October, 2017 Joshua Anderson

If you use Facebook to browse through top restaurants and eating joints in your area, Facebook has a new update for you. Takeaways can now reach your doorstep without ever having to leave Facebook. A service that’s been dormant in testing for several months now is finally here. One, however, must know that the food delivery option with Facebook is not the company’s exclusive venture, instead, a lot of big food chains will deliver to our doorstep with Facebook. Some of the big boys of the food industry that are partnering with Facebook are GrubHub, Delivery.com, DoorDash, ChowNow, Zuppler, EatStreet, Slice, and Olo, as these services will be linked to various restaurants.

Related :  Why Unsung Co-Founder of WhatsApp Brian Acton Is Leaving The Company He Created

If you’re wondering how can you use this service, simply head to the new “Order Food” area of Facebook under the Explore section, find your favorite restaurant, and then hit “start order.” As for the ordering partners, if a restaurant supports more than one of Facebook’s ordering partners, you get the power to choose between them. Once you make your choice, Facebook will bring up an in-app browser that takes you to the existing websites for GrubHub and the others. The websites on this in-app browser are where you order your food and all Facebook does is takes your selection of the restaurant and ordering partners of your choice.

 

Speaking of choices, Seamless has yet not chosen Facebook’s partner services, but parent company GrubHub is on board, so there’s not much to worry about. The social networking giant has also partnered directly with  Papa John's, TGI Friday's, Five Guys, Jack in the Box, Wingstop, Panera, Denny's, El Pollo Loco, and Jimmy John's. However, even to order from these restaurants, one will go through the same in-app browser experience, one simply never leaves Facebook in this process.

Related :  Twitter Steals One Of The Leading Minds Of Facebook and Appoints Him As Senior Product Director

 

According to the company, people use Facebook to browse popular restaurants and eating joints, with the latest feature that search has been made simpler and efficient. Though the app’s latest feature has certainly filled the void between the restaurants and the delivery services they use, time will tell how the new service rolls out in everyday use of an individual.

For the Latest Mobile App Technology News and Reviews, follow MobileAppDaily on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN, Instagram and Flipboard
 

Joshua Anderson

Joshua Anderson

Joshua is a writer at MobileAppDaily and also works as a reporter for the team to keep our readers up to date. He is breaking the mobile app technology news for MobileAppDialy since 2016 and has more than 4 years of experience as a tech blogger.

Was this article helpful?

Join 5000 mobile experts who
already have a Head start

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Alerts

WhatsApp Enter your name and press the WhatsApp icon
Quick BuzzQuick Buzz
  • Tencent, Chinese tech giant has bought 12 percent of Snap’s share
  • Instagram continues Snapchat assault, lifts 24 hour limit on Stories clone
  • Snapchat Redesign to Launch on December 4, New UI Detailed
  • Facebook tests fighting revenge porn by asking users to file nude photos first
  • Kids have sent more than 65,000 smartphone messages by the time they’re 14 in UK
  • Indonesia warned the WhatsApp about the sexual content and threaten to block the app in the country.
  • Snapchat shared its Q3 earnings and the figures are lesser than what company expected.
  • Facebook has almost 60 million fake accounts on the platform says the company itself.
  • Google pulled off the fake WhatsApp Update from the Play Store after it hits 1 million downloads.
  • Instagram is testing stop-motion camera feature for stories
  • Now you can schedule live streaming on YouTube mobile app
  • Sony adds it's Xperia assistance app to the Google Play Store
  • Microsoft added new design to Skype for desktop and mobile apps
  • Celebrity mobile apps target 60 million smartphone users in the Philippines
  • Google Play Protect failed miserably in a recent test by a German software testing laboratory.

Shortlist, compare and
hire the best
mobile app partner!

Find Now

mobile app industry

advertisement