Jersey is now a Facebook location

  • 30 December 2011
  • From the section Jersey
Facebook screen shot
Image caption People in Jersey can now set the island as their "home town" on Facebook

People can now choose the island of Jersey as a location on the social-networking site Facebook.

Previously both islanders and businesses could only select Channel Islands Beach California or New Jersey on the website.

But Facebook has now recognised Jersey as a location which can be used as a home town or as a location for an event.

Guernsey was made available as a location earlier this month.

A Facebook spokesperson said: "From time to time we are alerted to oversights such as this in our mapping system."

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