Facebook explains how it uses location data ahead of Apple’s iOS 13 release


Apple’s iOS 13 will warn you when an app is using your location data, this new change will let you know when your location is being used in the background by an app. Ahead of the release Facebook has released a blog post about how it uses location information.

The company has revealed that your location data can be collected in a number of ways, which include check ins, events and more.

Facebook is better with location. It powers features like check-ins and makes planning events easier. It helps improve ads and keep you and the Facebook community safe. Features like Find Wi-Fi and Nearby Friends use precise location even when you’re not using the app to make sure that alerts and tools are accurate and personalized for you.

Your Android or iOS location settings allow you to control when you share your device’s precise location with apps like Facebook. That’s why we’re letting you know that Android and iOS have released new versions of their operating systems, which include updates to how you can view and manage your location.

You can find out more information about Facebook’s announcement on how they use peoples location information at the link below.

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