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Feeling hungry? You can now order food via Facebook app

Facebook combines options from several food ordering services so users do not have to search through multiple places to find what they are looking for

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Hungry? Facebook now lets you order your favourite meal

Ordering online is cumbersome as you have to switch between several apps to get your favourite meal. But not anymore. has made it easy. Internet users can now get their snack through the app itself.

has been testing this feature since last year and after responding to feedback and adding more partners, the company rolled it out in the US on iOS, Android and desktop.

"Today, we're taking the time out of finding what you want to eat by officially launching the ability to order for pick-up or delivery, directly on Facebook," Alex Himel, Vice President of Local, wrote in a blog late on Friday.

"People already go to to figure out what to eat by reading about nearby restaurants, and seeing what their friends say about them. So, we're making it even easier," Himel added.

combines options from several ordering services so users do not have to search through multiple places to find what they are looking for.

From local spots to national chains, would connect a user with old favourites and new discoveries and order by checking the ratings by friends.

Users can browse nearby by visiting the 'Order Food' section in the 'Explore' menu. Browse for options and select 'Start Order' for or services.

First Published: Sat, October 14 2017. 12:54 IST
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