Pokémon GO was recently updated to a new version across all capable iOS and Android devices. In addition to a number of other enhancements, the latest update implements a new feature called Niantic Social. Read on below to learn more about this new feature:
- Trainers are now able to use Niantic Social, a new feature to see which of your friends are online.
- Online Status: See if your friends are online and which Niantic Game they are playing.
- Niantic Profile: View achievements and discover other Niantic games your friends are playing
Source: Official Pokémon GO support page