Facebook Discloses Real-Time Location Tracking Data For iOS 13 And Android 10

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In an effort to save face from possible user privacy concerns, Facebook on Monday released a blog post explainingprivacy changes that will come with the highly anticipated iOS and Android software updates.

The Facebook blog post, entitled "Understanding Updates to Your Device's Location Settings", highlights how new pop-up notifications will alert users anytime an app is using their location in the background, even offering up a map of the location data the app has tracked.

Registered developers can download the iOS 13 GM or iOS 13.1 beta 3 from Apple's online developer portal. tvOS 13 beta 10 is also available along with macOS Catalina 10.15 beta 8.

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Android 10 will give users more options, including the ability to restrict or allow location data access when an app is running in the background. But, to mitigate this issue, Facebook will be going by the setting that users have enabled for its app on Facebook background location settings, instead going by the setting enabled on the device. It is also being perceived as a clarification on Facebook's part about how it uses user location data. To find out what else is on tap, be sure to check out our list of the 13 coolest features in iOS 13. This setting is in addition to the previous settings: "always", "only when the app is in use", or "never".

iOS 13 features a dark mode, more video editing tools, a redesigned Photos app that uses machine learning to organize your images and videos, a revamped reminders app, new Memoji customization options and stickers-and that's just scratching the surface.

"The business nonetheless notes that it might still know users' place through" check-ins, events and information regarding your internet connection". From 2009 to 2012, she was an award-winning syndicated columnist for a number of daily newspapers from NY to Texas.

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