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Facebook warns about iPhone privacy change that could unsettle Facebook users

Mobile users will be regularly reminded that they have little or no secrets from Facebook…:

Less than two weeks before a likely iOS software update that will give iPhone users regular pop-ups telling them which apps are collecting information location in the background, Facebook has published a blog post about how the Facebook app uses location data.

The blog post appears to be a way to get out in front of software changes made by Apple and Google that could unsettle Facebook users given the company’s poor reputation for privacy.

“Your Android or iOS location settings allow you to control when you share your device’s precise location with apps like Facebook,” a Facebook engineering director wrote in a blog post. “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.”

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Peter Glock
Over 30 years of designing, building and managing telecoms and IT services. Primarily working with large enterprise and professional services businesses in Asia, North America, continental Europe and the UK. Information security professional, secret physics nerd.
https://brownglock.com

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