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Receiving an invitation to a Facebook page based on my geolocalization?

Discussion in 'FaceBook' started by ShaolinPower, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. ShaolinPower

    ShaolinPower Newbie

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    Hello guys !

    So.. 2 days ago, I was lucky enough to be present at the final of the Field Hockey Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Unfortunately, my country (Belgium) lost but nevermind :(

    During the whole time I was there, I was connected to my Facebook account through my 4G.

    Something pretty incredible happened just after the game. I received an invitation to like a page about a Company selling Field Hockey products. A pure niche as you can see. There is absolutely NO REASON at all that I could receive this invitation. It was my first ever field hockey game, I just went there because my country was playing.

    Is there a way that the guy who is managing the page sent an invitation to anyone that was connected at Facebook and 2 kms around him ? Which obviously, is incredible, because more or less, only Field Hockey huge-fans/supporters were at the stadium.

    I find this possibility pretty incredible but I doubt this is legal. Anyone can help?

    Thanks !
     
  2. ShaolinPower

    ShaolinPower Newbie

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    No one has an idea? Thanks
     
  3. randyman

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    You can do this using FB ads.

    Most likely the advertiser is doing manually. i.e., Oh there's a field hockey olympics game on x date on x stadium. Everyone who logged in to FB around this area, will get invitation.

    Have you seen minority reports (the movie)? You're just getting a taste of it.