NEW YORK (AP) — Several online services already offer food delivery, but that doesn’t mean Facebook won’t jump on board anyway.
The social-media giant says ordering food for takeout or delivery is complicated. It promises to help save time by bringing existing food-delivery services into its app and partnering with some restaurants directly.READ MORE: Day 2 Of The State Fair Of Texas Brings Visitors Fun, Football & Fried Food
Of course, using Facebook to order food might prompt users to spend more time perusing their news feeds — and seeing ads.READ MORE: No Injuries Reported After Propane Tank Explosion At Texas Motor Speedway
U.S. Facebook users can order from local restaurants and big chains.
Most people who order food already have accounts set up with individual restaurants and delivery apps, however. Facebook will have to persuade them to start the process inside its app instead of using GrubHub, UberEats, Amazon or niche delivery services like Caviar.MORE NEWS: Officials: 2 Missing Texas Kids Found Alive After Being Kidnapped By Registered Sex Offender
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