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No more dry toast for Zuck: Facebook rolls out food delivery across U.S.

Image: Facebook/screenshot

It’s not necessary to eat that dry toast Mark.

Everybody’s favorite social network launched its own food delivery role across the U.S. on Friday. It is called “Order Food.”

In a blog post, the vice president of local of Facebook, Alex Himel, makes ordering food on Seamless sound.

“Ordering food for takeout or delivery is assumed to be easy. That’therefore the purpose. But it’s gotten complicated. You first need to determine what to eat, then you’ve got to sift through a bunch of choices and solutions,” he wrote.  

To repair this…uh…problem? … Facebook is introducing its own way to purchase food that seems exactly like Seamless and each other online food delivery service.  

It will be ideal Himel wrote.

“Today, we’re taking the time from finding what you wish to eat by officially launching the ability to purchase food for pick-up or delivery, directly on Facebook.   People already go to figure out what to eat by studying about restaurants that are nearby, and visiting what their friends say about them. So, we’re making it even easier,” he wrote.

The movie below highlights how it works:

The upside of Facebook is that it unites a variety of solutions into its “Order Food” function, which might be officially beneficial. It pulls in a variety of current services, local restaurants, and large chains, “so you don’t even have to look through multiple places to find that which you’re searching for.”

But if you’re not sure what you want to eat, you in your

“People will Have the Ability to navigate restaurants close to them that take orders via Delivery.com, DoorDash, ChowNow, Zuppler, EatStreet, Slice, and Olo, in Addition to directly from restaurants such as Papa John’therefore, Wingstop, Panera, Jack in the Box, TGI Friday’therefore, Denny’therefore, El Pollo Loco, Chipotle, Five Guys   and Jimmy John’s,” Himel wrote.

Facebook had been testing its food delivery option in limited places. On Friday, it’s available across the U.S. on desktop in Addition to iOS and Android.

At least on desktop, “Order Food” wasn’t exactly easy to find.  

Image: Facebook screenshot

Skepticism Facebook is an platform, and a hard-to-find and rarely-used role similar to this can shift an entire industry. Facebook also joins Uber and Amazon as platforms that are wanting to get more involved in food delivery.  

Read more: http://mashable.com/

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