Facebook defends tracking your every move—even if the app isn't on

GPS sensors built into our smartphones is probably one of the best features ever. This allows our phones to be used together with mapping and navigational tools like Apple Maps. However, the downside is that this has allowed certain apps and services to start tracking our location, which we’re sure that some of you might be uncomfortable with.Sometimes when you download an app and run it, the app might prompt you to enable Location Services. This means that the app, in theory, could use the GPS built into your phone to keep track of where you are. Some apps, such as Apple Maps, Google Maps, and Waze, obviously need to use your location to work, but sometimes, some apps don’t need it.Thankfully, Apple has built into iOS some privacy features that will give you more control over how an app tracks you, so here’s what you need to know if you’d like apps to stop tracking you or to limit its tracking.How To Stop iPhones App From Tracking YouLaunch SettingsGo to Privacy > Location Service

Facebook defends tracking your every move—even if the app isn't on

Anticipating questions from users about why they're being tracked by Facebook as Google (Android) and Apple (iOS) release new operating systems, the social network took to a blog post Monday ...

Tue 10 Sep 19 from TechXplore

Facebook details location tracking permissions ahead of iOS 13 launch

Apple's iOS 13 release is just around the corner with a big focus on privacy, which was one of the highlights of WWDC 2019 earlier this year. Naturally, this will have an impact on apps and ...

Tue 10 Sep 19 from Techspot

Facebook tries to get ahead of upcoming iPhone privacy changes

Facebook published a blog post explaining how it relies on location data and how new iOS and Android software updates will affect access to that information.

Mon 9 Sep 19 from CNN

Facebook defends tracking your every move — even if the app isn't on

New software updates from Apple and Google alert users to when they're being tracked by apps. Facebook takes to a blog post to explain its reasoning.       

Mon 9 Sep 19 from USA today

How To Stop iPhone Apps From Tracking Your Location

GPS sensors built into our smartphones is probably one of the best features ever. This allows our phones to be used together with mapping and navigational tools like Apple Maps. However, the ...

Mon 9 Sep 19 from Ubergizmo

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