Hate it when your GPS lead you to a dead end or cause you to make a wrong turning because the map wasn’t updated with the latest road structures? Well, you don’t have to go through that anymore because TomTom is going to make navigation easier and more accurate by integrating social networks into its iPhone/iPad app. The new TomTom App for the said iOS devices will make use of social networks as a source for turn-by-turn navigation. It can automatically plan routes based on information from Facebook events, places and friends.
“According to recent studies, the vast majority of iPhone users uses Facebook on their iPhone. By integrating Facebook features into our TomTom App, we make navigating to places, events and seeing friends even easier.” – Corinne Vigruex, Managing Director Consumer at TomTom.
TomTom v1.10 also enables drivers to share their destination and arrival time on Twitter, Facebook, by Email as well as by SMS. The new TomTom app will be available within Q1 2012 and existing users can choose to update their app to enjoy the features for free.