Over the next few months Facebook iterated as usual and began to expand its APIs and allow developers to manage new place creation and check-ins. Then, in November 2010, Facebook announced Deals, which enabled location owners to create deals, which could be used after checking in. But again, API access to Deals was limited to non-existent.
This week, Facebook Places and Deals are getting a major boost in functionality as well as a ton of developer love. Here's what's happening.