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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  • Are location apps safe for your teen?
    Walking by a store in the mall prompts a “sale” alert on his or her phone. The data tracking that these apps do is a big overreach into teen’s consumer privacy, and companies are not always transparent about what they’re collecting and how they use ...
    08/19/2017 - 3:55 pm | View Link
  • Location Controls in iOS 11 Highlight the Role of Platforms
    “Why do apps ever need ‘Always’ authorization for location?” This is a question we often hear from privacy-minded observers, and the answer lies in the added functionalities that “Always” authorization enables. As shown in the chart ...
    08/17/2017 - 12:23 am | View Link
  • Take control of your iPad’s location services settings
    All apps must ask your permission before using your location in ... and when each app uses your current location from the main settings app. Go to Settings -> Privacy -> Location Services. At the top you’ll see a master switch to completely disable ...
    08/14/2017 - 9:33 am | View Link
  • Is This Dangerous Feature on Your Teen's Cell Phone? It Is if They Use Snapchat
    Snapchat is not the only app that poses a threat to your child's privacy and safety. "You should prevent all apps from using your child's location by updating the privacy and location services on their phone," recommends Jordan. "It's so important to ...
    08/13/2017 - 8:50 pm | View Link
  • How to Choose a Location Identifier You Need: Wi-Fi, GPS & Beacons
    With the market becoming more customer-centric in the lastfew years, companies are asked to embed location identifiers in their apps for effectual targeting ... awaytheir personal time and hampering their privacy. It has helped companies to tap on ...
    08/9/2017 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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