Rumor is Apple filed for a trademark on the word â€œPlacesâ€ in both the European Union and China…See Details.
The original filing was submitted on February 23rd and covers international classes 009, 041, 042, and 045. The first three classes cover a gang of computer services, software, and hardware. But class 045 pertains specifically to social networking services; â€œproviding a social networking website; assisting in the locating of people using a global positioning system (GPS).â€
Well I guess Facebook’s success has made everyone want a piece of that pie!