New service lets you order food on Facebook

Steve Phelps
October 17, 2017

Here's a status update from Facebook, food delivery is now on the menu.

To order food using Facebook, You can browse restaurants nearby by visiting the Order Food section in the Explore menu. It has introduced a new feature called "Order Food" which lets you order the food from local restaurants. It's additionally working with eatery networks also like Jack in the Box, Five Guys, Papa John's, Wingstop, TGI Friday's, Denny's, El Pollo Loco, Chipotle, Jimmy John's and Panera. If a restaurant works with multiple delivery services, customers can select the service they prefer. Facebook, at the time, affirmed it was an extension of its previous "Order Food" function by means of the Facebook Pages. The "Order Food" feature has been tested by the tech company over the previous year; and they have decided that it is ready to be used for real, starting from just this previous weekend.

If the restaurant you select offers delivery through different services, you can choose one of these services to process your delivery. For example, if you have an account with Delivery.com, you can easily order with your existing login.

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The company has been testing the functionality since 2016, and has now brought it to all users in the United States, across iOS, Android and the desktop.

If you find yourself in a winding rabbit hole of stalking your ex on Facebook and it immediately evokes the need for fried cheese, you're in luck. Other countries might have to wait for some time to get the service or Facebook might keep it U.S. exclusive.

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