Location Apps: 4 Privacy Settings You Need To Know

There are roughly 792 mobile apps downloaded each second. As a result, more and more services are taking to mobile in an effort to capitalize o…

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ASK NEWS:
  • Following celebrity hacks, here's how to secure your iCloud account - Tech Republic
    What Jennifer Lawrence taught us about cloud storage - USA Today
    09/2/2014 - 10:00 am | View Link
  • Keeping Our Kids Safe On The Internet - Forbes.com
    ... which protects its searchers’ privacy by not ... the geolocation capabilities of your kids’ apps and remind them not to “check-in” ...
    09/2/2014 - 9:16 am | View Link
  • How to protect yourself in the cloud - BBC
    ... an account is accessed from a new location or ... to expect to have some degree of privacy online ... review the permissions granted to apps ...
    09/2/2014 - 9:03 am | View Link
  • EU Queries Facebook, WhatsApp Rivals - Wall Street Journal
    EU Questionnaire Probes Facebook, WhatsApp Deal - Atlanta Journal And Constitution
    09/1/2014 - 2:07 pm | View Link
  • Facebook Messenger App: Rumors ‘Aren’t True,’ Company Claims - Epoch Times
    MSN Messenger to shut down after 15 years of service - Sunshine Coast Daily
    09/1/2014 - 8:56 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Explaining the new location privacy options in iOS 8
    These apps aren't suddenly requesting more information about you ... an accurate weather forecast if it does't know where you're at). The other new location privacy setting is called "While in use" and offers just what you'd imagine: Access to your ...
    09/18/2014 - 1:15 am | View Link
  • Facebook Says Don’t Panic Because Its iOS 8 App Won’t Actually Track Your Location More
    These apps include Messenger and Instagram ... back in April to help people see if any of their friends were close enough for a spontaneous meetup. To preserve privacy, it doesn’t actually show people’s location, just how far away they are, and ...
    09/16/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Glympse Keyboard for Android now allows location-sharing
    One of the more popular apps today is Glympse that lets the user control privacy by deciding which contacts can see his particular location. The Glypmse app also shows a person’s movements to his contacts for a certain time and from point A to B.
    09/15/2014 - 6:24 am | View Link
  • How to stop Android apps accessing your location
    The apps you install can request to access your list of contacts, send messages on your behalf, and much more. But if you're concerned about your privacy, you will want to keep an eye on which apps are able to determine where you are. It makes sense for ...
    09/14/2014 - 7:34 pm | View Link
  • This App Tracks You While You Shop
    Unfortunately, privacy policies—in this domain and many others—are written to obfuscate and sometimes they are outright misleading. Take as an example Shopkick, one of the most popular apps starting to use iBeacon. It has more than 6 million users ...
    01/28/2014 - 5:29 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Latitude has been retired
    Location Reporting and History settings for all your Google apps and services have been combined into a single setting for your device. Check-ins are available in the ...
    09/19/2014 - 12:55 am | View Website
  • MapQuest Maps
    Use MapQuest for driving directions and maps. See local traffic and road conditions, find nearby businesses and restaurants, plus explore street maps and satellite ...
    09/18/2014 - 8:09 pm | View Website
  • Location-based service
    Location-based services (LBS) are a general class of computer program-level services that use location data to control features. As such LBS is an information service ...
    09/18/2014 - 10:51 am | View Website
  • Google Mobile
    Get turn-by-turn GPS navigation to your destination Google Maps for Android shows you where you are and gets you to where you want to go.
    09/17/2014 - 11:59 pm | View Website
  • How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps
    How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps. Many websites use Google technologies to improve their content and keep it free. When you visit a ...
    09/17/2014 - 5:26 pm | View Website
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