location data - updates

Rappler's latest stories on location data


Arizona takes Google to court over location tracking

May 28, 2020 - 12:04 PM

'While Google users are led to believe they can opt-out of location tracking, the company exploits other avenues to invade personal privacy,' Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says

Facebook adds location of posts to curb state-led manipulation

Apr 23, 2020 - 9:17 AM

The move seeks to give users more context and information about messages aimed at influencing politics

Google collects location data even if you turn off location setting

Aug 15, 2018 - 12:58 PM

Location data may still be collected via Google Maps and search even if a user has turned off a setting labeled 'Location History'

LOCATION HISTORY. With location history on, users can see a map of where they have been. Screenshot from Google timeline page

TechRap: Twitter IPO, Photo location data

Nov 10, 2013 - 10:00 AM

Twitter hits WallStreet with a bang Google cleans up YouTube comments Location data on your photos