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How to stop Facebook from tracking your location

21/02/2019

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and connected services. Facebook is notorious for capturing user data to create profiles that advertisers can target – and that includes the location data from your phone. If that makes you...
Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and connected services. Facebook is notorious for capturing user data to create profiles that advertisers can target – and that includes the location data from your phone. If that makes you uncomfortable, you can stop the Facebook mobile app from tracking your location completely, or allow it to do so only when you’re using the app. The company has rolled out new location control for Android app users, and it’s sending an alert to users – both… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and connected services. Facebook is notorious for capturing user data to create profiles that advertisers can target – and that includes the location data from your phone. If that makes you uncomfortable, you can stop the Facebook mobile app from tracking your location completely, or allow it to do so only when you’re using the app. The company has rolled out new location control for Android app users, and it’s sending an alert to users – both… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook
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