Facebook is working to make Facebook Events a more useful what-to-do app.
Today, the company announced an update to its iOS app that gives people in 10 major US cities the ability to browse through Facebook Events in their location. Within the new discovery feature, in the Events dashboard, people will see events sorted by categories such as music, food & drink, nightlife and sports & fitness. They will also be able to switch locations to check out events in other cities.
The catch is that the feature currently can only be seen by people using their iPhones in major cities — New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, Dallas, Seattle, Miami, Houston and Washington, DC. But a wider rollout and extension to Android devices is likely considering the increased emphasis Facebook has put on Events in the past few months.
Events are something of a sleeping giant for the company; in July it announced that the