Fb Is Letting Android Customers Block Location Knowledge Monitoring

Android users can now disable background location sharing with Facebook

It comes as part of an update to Facebook's privacy controls, which Facebook's engineering director of its infrastructure division, Paul McDonald said would give Android users more control over how Facebook collects and stores their data.

A good news for Android users concerned about ambiguity regarding Facebook's location settings.

"Most of the complaints that people have towards Android Pie's gestures focus on the presence of the dedicated back button and the difficulty of performing the long swipe up of the pill to open the app drawer".

Facebook says it won't turn on Location History "unless you specifically tell us to".

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The change comes on the heels of a CNBC report that Facebook had used the app to track users believed to be a threat.

Now, that has changed as Facebook has introduced a new setting called the Background Location Setting.

For those who are unaware, Facebook's Location History option (when switched on) allowed you to share your location at all times and store your location history. If you don't, you can still turn off full access to Facebook's ability to track your phone location, even while you're using the app.

The Background Location setting is just now rolling out to Facebook's Android app. It's more of the OS's working mechanism - Apps have full control of your location once you permit them. Evaluating the user experience prior to building the final app is one of the main reasons Frontline stands out from the competition. Facebook made a decision to roll out the update after receiving complaints from Android users over privacy issues, which differ from those of the Apple iOS. Alternatively, the option is also accessible via Settings & Privacy Privacy Shortcuts Manage your location settings. Apart from nearby events, more relevant ads, and access to local Facebook products, user location also helps safeguard the security of accounts as they will receive notification if there is a login from a different city. Tap it to go to the Location Access menu. It will remain off even for those who never turned it on in the first place.

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