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« on: December 19, 2019, 04:05:20 pm »

Facebook is tracking your location even when you turn Location Services off

Turning off Location Services doesn't stop them.

What you need to know


Facebook has admitted to tracking users' location data even when opted out.
The company penned a letter to Senators that was acquired by The Hill.
The Senators involved claim that it proves the need for government intervention.


After continuous pressure from Senators, Facebook has today admitted that the company tracks the location of users who turn Location Services for the Facebook app off.

Reported by The Hill, Facebook sent a letter to Senators Christopher Coons (D-Del.) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) that answered questions around the company's location tracking process and if they continue to do so even when users opt-out of sharing their location with Facebook.

Rob Sherman, Facebook's Chief Privacy Officer, penned the letter and explained how the company is still able to determine a user's location even if they turn Location Services off on their phone.


  "When location services are off, Facebook may stil...

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