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Add friends without facebook

Why am I forced to use facebook in order to add friends to Waze?? I don't use facebook, 75% of the world's population does not use facebook at all (and more with every day). Is keeping fb afloat Waze's most important purpose?
Anyway, I don't want facebook friends on Waze, I want Waze friends on Waze and facebook friends on facebook, don't try to mix a driving app with a social network.

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  • Peter commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    facebook is an abomination. I do not use it. Get Waze to access my contacts without FB

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Non sense such linking between two differentiated services.
    Nevertheless, give the chance those to link whatever they want.

    NOT ME!.!

  • Mominator commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Add me in as someone who doesn't use Facebook and wants to add contacts. For some reason, only 3 of my contacts are there, and I am unable to add more. I have to share my ETA via text message.

  • Quinten Althues commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I don't understand it, because waze is a Google company. Why not allow people to import Google Contacts?

  • PROX1MO commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I completely agree with any one here and i do not understand why you don't listen waze team.
    How come only Facebook login and no Google login in app. Why only Facebook contacts not waze contacts. I would like to add few real contacts not hundred imaginary ones. How about if we don't have it don't use FB. Are they paying you or you don't our contacts?
    Please take measures or explain yourself.
    We deserve that!

  • TGYAPA commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please restore ETA sharing among non-FB contacts. Do not force FB on people. There is an increasing number of apps with traffic/police/accident monitoring feature available, so not too many things keep non-FB Waze users back from uninstalling Waze and changing to another app.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    My FB friend are not real friend and not people that I drive to or comes to my place. Please fix..

  • Michael commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Only FB friends...really? How much are they forking over for you to limit friends just to their platform? Sad really. Uninstalled and moving on...

  • Alfie Wu commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Contact on phones are nearby thus can share drive etc. FB? Are they really friends? Nope! I've seen someone with over 3K so called FB friends but then she doesn't know even two third of these people. 'nuff said

  • Chuckles commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If you have linked your contacts to Waze, you can share your route and location enroute with anyone in your contact book. I am not sure, but I think all they need is to have Waze installed on their phone. They get a text with a link that opens Waze.

  • Chuckles commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If you have linked your contacts to Waze, you can share your route with anyone in your contact book. I am not sure, but I think all they need is to have Waze installed on their phone. They get a text with a link that opens Waze.

  • Edo S commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Can't believe this is still an issue!

    My current account is 6 years old, but I've been using the app since late 2009 and knew a couple of programmers who left where I worked to be part of Waze.

    I thought when Google bought them, FB support would stop being the only way to connect friends. Then when everybody deleted FB I was sure it would happen. Now it's 2019 and this is an embarrassment. Yalla! What's the hold up?

  • Damien commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is a great app. The thing that would put it over the top is being able to add friends. Not connect to Facebook for even more info to be shared across companies. It's crazy not to have the feature. You could do it in so many ways and it would even increase the user base.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Want to add friends but no facebook. . Bummer... plz make it so we dont have to use face book to keep up with family and friends

  • Nathan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I've never used Facebook and never will, especially with all the negative news about it lately. Why has Waze deleted all my friends and will not let me share driving information with friends and family? That used to be one of the most important features. But Facebook? Really? Why, Waze? Listen to your user base and divorce yourself from Facebook, please.

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