Instagram test shares location data with Facebook



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Instagram appears to be testing a new setting which would allow it to share user location data with parent company Facebook — meaning Facebook would have a near-complete picture of your movements even if you don’t use its own app. First spotted by researcher Jane Wong, the feature appears under Instagram‘s privacy settings, buried in the fine print about Location History. Instagram, as a “Facebook Product”, is testing Facebook Location History in their app. It allows tracking the history of precise locations from your device, now through instagram app too previously: https://t.co/JCQGnawJbV pic.twitter.com/S02lyIfTlu — Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) October 4,…

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