Location Apps: 4 Privacy Settings You Need To Know

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    Apps that can be displayed vary from ages 4+ to 17+ for example. There is a separate section assigned for “Privacy” which includes Location...
    02/6/2016 - 8:57 am | View Link
  • Kik app under fire after killing of Virginia 13-year-old New 2:40 pm - Seattle Times
    — goes further than most widely used apps in ... Its main appeal is privacy and anonymity: The app ... Protocol address, giving a physical ...
    02/6/2016 - 5:42 am | View Link
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    ... privacy at risk. By bypassing the permissions process in the Android operating system, the apps ... users’ address books, photos, location, ...
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  • New app ‘hides’ user location from third parties
    Smartphones send gobs of data to servers in the background of local searches, GPS directions or check-ins for foodie apps. If the app developed by Guo and his team is developed further, it could help hide that information. The app is not currently ...
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  • Everything you need to know about the location services built into your Mac
    It’s the ultimate kill switch in location privacy, but keep in mind that turning this feature off will severely limit your ability to use location-based apps. Weather: To view local weather information in Notification Center on your Mac, your Mac will ...
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  • How to find out which Mac apps are using your location
    Photo: Rob LeFebvre/Cult of Mac Once there, click on the Privacy tab at the top ... You can even click on the little location arrow to see what apps are requesting the data, letting you quit the ones you’d rather not have it. Now at least you’ve ...
    01/28/2016 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • See which apps are using Apple's location services in OS X
    2. Click the Privacy tab and then click Location Services at the top of the list on the left. 3. Click the lock in the lower-left corner and enter your password to make changes. 4. In the box on the right that lists the apps that can use Apple's location ...
    01/25/2016 - 9:38 am | View Link
  • Tweak your location settings in iOS for more privacy
    There are, however, a lot more settings that you can tweak when it comes to your location and privacy. Here are some important tweaks that you can make to ensure the apps you use only get your location information if you want them to. To see what apps ...
    07/15/2015 - 4:48 am | View Link
  • How to stop Android apps accessing your location
    People often don't bother reading this, but the apps you install can request access to your contacts, messages and even your location. If you're concerned about your privacy, you should be aware of which apps can tell where you are. Read on to find out how ...
    09/14/2014 - 12:35 pm | View Link
  • Location Apps: 4 Privacy Settings You Need to Know
    That also means location-based capabilities and features are being integrated into many apps, whether users know it or not. You may be someone who takes personal and digital privacy matters very seriously, or you might be more relaxed about your digital ...
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  • AT&T Smart Controls: Location Privacy Settings
    Manage who can see your location for AT&T FamilyMap and control privacy settings for popular third-party applications and services. FEATURES. Control who has access ...
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  • The Hidden Privacy Threat of ... Flashlight Apps? | WIRED
    When I downloaded the Flashlight app to my iPhone, I was in a jam. I was camping, I think. Or maybe a pen had rolled under my couch. I remember that smug ...
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    Types of location data used by Google. Different types of location information may be used in various Google products. Implicit location information is information ...
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  • TCS | Location Based Services (LBS) | Overview
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