This is something that has been around for a long time, but Facebook has finally admitted that they do track IP addresses, photo tags, and check-in’s to determine and link a person to their device and location. This is something where even if you opt-out, you can be tracked to some quite specific locations quickly. This can and will be used against us, not in a court of law, but to sell us new things. No surprise. Move along.

Facebook can determine where users are even if they opt out of having their whereabouts tracked, the company revealed in a letter sent to US senators. In the missive, which was widely shared on social media Tuesday, Facebook explained ways it can still figure out where people are after they have selected

Found at news.yahoo.com

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