Social media platforms are a means of communication in the present world. Facebook also counts its position to enable connections among people to facilitate communication using digital technologies and networks. People are very punctual on regular updates over their profiles, one such feature is checking Facebook. Let’s discuss, how to checked-in on Facebook?

Facebook has been a very familiar social media platform among people for establishing and maintaining communication among people from different places through technologies and network channels. The major representation of any individual on Facebook is through their profile account. Thus, people try to keep their profiles updated for a better impression of the people to whom they are connected. Many pages are helping out influencers with new ideas for social media management; there are various methods to improvise the outlook of a Facebook profile by getting more Facebook followers or by getting more Facebook likes on the post of the Facebook profile account.  One such feature of Facebook is checking in Facebook which is to update the present status of the location on the profile and share it to let the people know about it. Checking in Facebook can be referred to as updating the location of the restaurant, vacation site, any event site, etc., and sharing that with people, referring to the experience one is having or had about the location.

how to checked in Facebook

There’s a simple procedure followed, to check-in in on Facebook. Also, the procedure for checking in updates can be performed on devices- desktop, using browser version and mobile, using a Facebook application. It is as follows-

Here’s a procedure for how to checked-in Facebook using a desktop-

  1. Begin the checked-in process by logging in to the Facebook account and moving to the feed.
  2. Now, at the bottom right corner of the page opened under the header “Create Post” header, click on the three dots button present there.
  3. Here, opens a new selection panel with the various option, choose the tab “Check-in” which is having a red map marker as a logo icon on its left.
  4. Then, choose the desired location update from the list or type in for a specific location.
  5. Customize the check-in post by adding a photo, tagging friends, putting up event updates, etc., or text in if any content is required.
  6. Now, finally, click on the “Share” button present at the bottom of the page.

Therefore, here the procedure of checking in on Facebook using the desktop version gets completed successfully.

Now let’s discuss how to checked-in Facebook using a mobile Facebook application-

  1. Firstly, install the Facebook application on the mobile.
  2. Then, open the application and log in to the Facebook account.
  3. Here, on the homepage of the profile, at the top-right of the screen, tap on the “Check-in” option with a red marker icon.
  4. Select the desired location update for the check-in update from the available list or type in for a specifically chosen location site.
  5.  Customize the check-in post by adding a photo, tagging friends, putting up event updates, etc., or text in if any content is required.
  6. Hence, tap on the “Share” option present at the bottom of the page.

Here, the check-in process on Facebook is done.

how to checked in Facebook

In simple words, it is clear that the check-in feature of Facebook can be defined as the location update and sharing to the people whom the profile user wants. People use this feature generally when they are in travel mode or moving to a specific event location site. It is a very quick method to share the information about the location site to thousands of people in just one click post.

The information related to the location update can be for different purposes such as-

  1. For sharing traveling experience- When people update their location site using checked in during the traveling period, they share the information with the other people regarding the experience of their traveling along with tagging essentials like the popular landmarks, the person traveling with, etc. in just one chance without taking a long post describing the same.
  2. For sharing event whereabouts- When the profile users share a checked-in post on Facebook regarding any particular event location, it is the fastest method to share the event whereabouts, as people viewing the post if interested would tap on the post and check about the essentials tagged in with the event location.
  3. For sharing network health- In extreme situations like thunderstorms, heavy rains, etc. if someone is stuck in such an area but if the situation is safe and sound then by updating check-in status they can inform hundreds of their connection about their network and themselves to be safe and are available for required communications.

But sometimes people enquire about why they are unable to update the check-in status on their profile?

This happens due to a network issue in the working of the application. Secondly, the check-in status update uses GPS working, if any individual has turned off the feature then they must have a facing problem regarding updating the check-in location site.

Hence, the check-in feature is a very quick and helpful function on Facebook to share the location information to the desired large number of people in just one click on the share option. It is also, can be used to promote the location site and its essential landmarks tagged in the post after check-in updates on the profile regarding it. Thus, a large number of people use this feature to also, be in regular updates of their profiles. Maintaining regular updates on-page gives a better impression of the profile and many social media influencers need to put posts with different ideas to gain public interest and attention.