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Privacy pitfalls of Facebook using your location to suggest friends

29
Jun
2016
Privacy pitfalls of Facebook using your location to suggest friends

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If you are a Facebook user and you haven’t guessed by now that it will sometimes suggest “friends” based on the fact that you happened to be at the same place at the same time, you should know that it does.

A Facebook spokesperson confirmed it to Kashmir Hill, but pointed out that “location is only one of the factors we use to suggest people you may know.”

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